Critical Race Training in Education

San Diego State University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, California 92182
Phone
(619) 594-5200
Email address
admissions@sdsu.edu
School Information
"Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education." The university enrolls over 33,800 students and has 96 bachelors, 80 masters, and 21 doctoral programs. (Source: https://admissions.sdsu.edu/about_sdsu/fast_facts)
General Information
San Diego State University has taken steps to politically support anti-racist initiatives. Its website re-directs students to resources offered by the political group, Black Lives Matter. Additionally, the university has begun adding social justice, racial justice, and anti-racism to the curricula of university departments. See developments below:

Activity

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    Adding social justice, racial justice, and anti-racism to the curricula of university departments.

  • Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism

    Re-directs students to resources offered by the political group, Black Lives Matter.

  • Program and Research Funding

    The university has a "Center for Achieving Black Wellness and Anti-Racist Education."

  • Disciplinary Measures

    The university's Division of Student Affairs and Diversity launched its "Inclusive SDSU Communication System" to "document instances that promote our campus commitment, as well as those that fall short. The Division of Diversity and Innovation will use these submissions to identify patterns, to recognize and celebrate extraordinary acts of inclusion, and to develop strategies for community improvement where needed."

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    The Department of Counseling & School Psychology will, "Educate and train students using decolonial pedagogies" and "Educate and prepare students to adopt culturally responsive clinical ideologies and practices (e.g., promoting non-pathologizing frameworks and interventions ) in therapy."

  • Resources

    The Department of Counseling & School Psychology offered a guide called "Addressing Anti-racism in MFT: Resources" that includes Ibram X. Kendi's "How to Be an Antiracist."

Last updated January 31st, 2022