Constitution Week

 

"Constitution Day and Citizenship Day" commemorates both the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, and recognizes all who have become U.S. Citizens. Sacramento State will celebrate this day through a series of events taking place during our Constitution Week. For additional information and resources for Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, please visit constitutioncenter.org.

Events - Fall 2013

Events and details will be posted as they become available. Please check back often as events may be revised and updated at any time.

All Events Are Free!

September 16-19, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, Library Quad"Voter Registration." Have your vote be heard! Come register to vote conveniently on campus and learn about ASI in the process.
Sponsored by: Associated Students, Inc.

**CANCELLED** September 17, 12 -1 pm, UU Hindie"The Living Constitution." A performance on the constitution told through humor, slapstick, wrestling matches, and a score of comedic arguing politicians. Who knew history could be this informative and fun? 
Sponsored by: Community Engagement Center

September 18, 11 am -12 pm, UU Hindie"Human Trafficking in the Us: Realities of Modern Day Slavery." A panel discussion exploring the U.S Constitution as a contemporary guiding document through examination of human trafficking and the 13th Amendment: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude...shall exist within the United States."
Sponsored by: Community Engagement Center

 September 19, 7:30 pm, UU Ballroom"Tim Wise Lecture."  Tim Wise will lecture based on his new book, Culture of Cruelty: How America's elite demonize the poor, valorize the rich and jeopardize the future, on how class comes into play in our society and ways racism, white privalege & class privilege were all part of the original framing of the Constitution and subsequent amendments and rulings.
Sponsored by: UNIQUE

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