California Admission Day, Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at the Secretary of State building.
The Center is cosponsoring an event in Sacramento to commemorate California Admission Day on September 9. The event is in partnership with the Secretary of State, the California State Archives, the California Museum, and the Foundation for Democracy and Justice. Open to the public, this event includes a rare public display of the original 1849 state Constitution.
The public is invited to attend any of the day’s events, all at the Secretary of State building at 1500 11th Street, including:
Display of 1849 Constitution—both English and Spanish versions—from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Reception featuring California’s birthday cake from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Program with remarks by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and Secretary of State Alex Padilla at 4:15 p.m.
Free access to the California Museum’s exhibit on California statehood from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Free access to the State Archives’ new exhibit about the office of the California Secretary of State from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.