Critical Race Training in Education

San Francisco State University


Mailing Address
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, California 94132
(415) 338-1111
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School Information
"In 1899 as San Francisco State Normal School, a two-year teacher-training college. First normal school in nation to require high school diploma for admission." The university enrolls over 28,800 students, has over 1,900 faculty, and offers bachelors degrees in 72 academic areas, masters degrees in 62 areas, two doctoral programs, 16 credential programs, and 41 certificate programs across its seven schools. (Source:
General Information
SFSU leadership have taken political action in support of anti-racist causes. In addition to re-allocating funds from policing and giving them to Black Lives Matter, university leadership has come out in support of the repeal of Proposition 209, a measure which prohibits racial discrimination in education. Additionally, the university announced a "fluid BLM agenda" although it has released specific details about the agenda. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:


  • Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism

    Reallocating funds from policing and giving them to Black Lives Matter and Anti-Racist Initiatives.

  • Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism

    University President openly advocates for the repeal of Proposition 209 (A measure which amended the California State Constitution to prohibit discrimination in areas including public education

  • Resources

    University Faculty and Staff compile reading list, including books which accuse America of systemic racism.

  • Resources

    University released a BLM agenda timetable which includes student workshops on combating white supremacy and anti-racism programming.

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Over 400 faculty members attended the "How to be an Anti-Racist University" 2021 Winter Faculty Retreat.

Last updated June 30th, 2021