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CHSSP at the 2024 conference of the California Council for the Social Studies

This weekend the California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) will meet in Orange County, California for its annual conference which promises to deliver participants with "engaging strategies, a growing professional network, and new ideas to share with colleagues at your site." CHSSP leaders across the state are proud to participate in this conference through the following offerings.

César Chávez Youth Leadership Conference at UC Davis

The César Chávez Youth Leadership Conference and Celebration will be taking place on UC Davis’s campus next month. This free motivational event seeks to help students feel empowered to pursue higher education — particularly students from marginalized communities who may not yet be considering attending college due to a lack of information, insufficient financial resources, or other factors. 

Teaching About Political Participation and Community

“Women were rarely mentioned in history books,” which, according to Beverly Fitch McCarthy, one California’s delegates who was selected to attend  the 1977 National Women’s Conference, made her come to the realization that she might be a feminist.

Back-to-School Resources for the 2023-24 School Year

September means the start of a new school year for students, teachers, and school administrators throughout California. While the start of a new school year can be both hectic and exciting for all involved, it's also a good time to reflect on goals for the year ahead. For example, how are we making sure all students feel supported in the classroom this year? How can we advance equity and center accessibility in TK-12 education this school year?