High School Ethnic Studies Initiative

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The UC Berkeley High School Ethnic Studies Initiative (HSESI) is a collaboration between The American Cultures Center, 
Department of Ethnic Studies, and History-Social Science Project developing curriculum materials to support Bay Area teachers and school districts meeting the 2025-26 school-year rollout of the California Ethnic Studies high school graduation requirement. To connect with HSESI partners, please email hsesi@berkeley.edu.

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Unlock recordings and resources from past events, curated teaching tools, and potential impacts of our initiative's efforts on high school districts and teachers.