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Enlightened Self-Interest: the Secret Sauce of Civic Education

created Mar 14, 2018 12:10 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I grew up in a one-stoplight town in rural Sonoma County and in 1982 I took the biggest and most exciting trip I’d ever taken.  I got on a Greyhound bus ...

The Roots of our Immigration Crisis

created Jan 19, 2018 10:44 AM
by Shelley Brooks, Ph.D. Last week, President Trump’s reported use of an expletive during a discussion about immigration reform with members of Congress sparked a firestorm of controversy ...

Debating the purpose of public lands

created Dec 20, 2017 02:41 PM
Debating the purpose of public lands     This blog post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue that examines the history of public land in the United States, including the ...

Teaching after Terror - Las Vegas

created Oct 02, 2017 09:23 AM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I can’t believe I’m writing another one of these posts in response to a horrific terrorist attack.  In 2015, I wrote two – one in response to the massacre ...

Repeat after us, say no to the mission project.

created May 23, 2017 10:40 AM
by Tuyen Tran, CHSSP Assistant Director   Source: The Mission San Diego, Southern California USA, c1915.  Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Photographs and Prints Division.  ...
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