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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Saturday, April 1 • 8:00am - 8:30am
Méndez vs. Westminster: A Look Back at History within a Critical View of U.S. Latino Education ($ Pre-Registration Required)

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Segregation is associated with the South, but it also happened in California—the first state to desegregate schools eight years before Brown v. Board of Education! In this Institute, to be held at Chapman University, participants will be immersed in the "integrated" Méndez et al v. Westminster et al experience. Spend an unforgettable morning understanding the history of Latino education in the U.S. using a critical lens. Hop on the special CABE Méndez v Westminster bus during this 70th anniversary of this landmark lawsuit that helped desegregate the southwest and contributed to a national movement. The tour will include the last Orange County Mexican School along with segregated public venues and archival material. The program ends with a meet and greet with case family members in the Centro Comunitario de Educación in Santa Ana. Bring your cell phone or tablet to capture the engulfing sights and the presenters will assist with editing processes.
Pre-Registration is Required.

Speakers
avatar for Anaida Colón-Muñiz

Anaida Colón-Muñiz

Professor, Chapman University
I am a former CABE president and participant for over 30 years. I started my career as a bilingual teacher and later became a bilingual administrator before going into higher education full time. You can talk to me about bilingual education, teacher education, and Latino Civil Rights... Read More →
avatar for Warren Dale

Warren Dale

Tech Facilitator, California League of Schools
We have spent lots of good time together!
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Sandra Robbie

Chapman University



Saturday April 1, 2017 8:00am - 8:30am PDT
Marriott Room: Platinum 1