Why is California Erasing Arab American History from the Ethnic Studies Curriculum?

April 15, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Why did California, a place that is home to more than 800,000 Arab Americans, eliminate the  Arab American Studies from the Ethnic Studies K-12 core curriculum? How does the removal of Arab American scholarly research impact our communities and what can be done? 

Join us on Thursday, April 15th at 12 pm PT / 3 pm ET for a panel on "Why is California Erasing Arab-American History?" RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/vRjMuum9QQR2fVc39.

Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/97041714201
Meeting ID: 970 4171 4201

Panelists include:
- Abed Ayoub, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Legal Director
- Sahar Aziz, Professor of Law, Chancellor’s Social Justice Scholar, and Middle East and Legal Studies Scholar at Rutgers University Law School
- Yasmin Abusaif (Discussant), 2L student at UCLA Law 

Moderated by Aslı Bâli, Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law and Faculty Director of the UCLA Law Promise Institute for Human Rights. Sponsored by UCLA Law's Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, and Rutger's Center for Security, Race and Rights.