CUSD Against Racism
CUSD Against Racism is a student-led organization devoted to combating racism and amplifying BIPOC voices in Capistrano Unified School District.
News and Updates
Lantern Festival of Hope
Co-hosted and organized a Lantern Festival of Hope to spread awareness around Anti-Asian sentiments in our community.
Released a petition calling for a statement from CUSD condemning the insurrection at the Capitol, as well as investigate an involved teacher. Collected over 6,000 signatures.
Passing of the Cultural Proficiency Action Plan
Worked hand-in-hand with CUSD to produce a 3 Year Action Plan that describes how CUSD plans to address systemic racism within its school sites. Read the plan here.
Ethnic Studies Course Pilot
In the Spring of 2021, CUSD introduced a five unit ethnic studies pilot course into general through the online platform Apex. Junior and senior students at all high schools across the district are taking the course currently and are offering feedback on how to improve the course before implementation