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Constitution Week, California State University, Sacramento

"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 2012

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 17-21, 10 am - 1 pm, Library Quad: "Voter Registration." Have your voice be heard in this year’s election! Come register to vote conveniently on campus and learn about ASI in the proces.
Sponsored by: ASI

September 17, 12 - 1 pm, UU Hinde: "Unequal Rights? A Foster Youth Perspective." A discussion on concepts of Constitutional inequity through the perspective of foster youth. The purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of the Constitution by exploring the notion that not all citizens enjoy the same degree of liberties afforded by the Constitution.
Sponsored by: Community Engagement Center

September 18, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, UU Captial Room, 3rd floor: "ASI Lobby Corps Meeting." Lobby Corps members are taught how to actively participate in the legislative process. Students learn how to coordinate visits to their state representatives to ensure that they’re representatives know where the students stand on issues of higher education. All students welcome.
Sponsored by: ASI

September 19, 2 - 5 pm, UU Captial Room, 3rd floor: "ASI Board Meeting." Weekly meeting where the board of directors meet to discuss issues of importance to the student body. The 17th Constitutional Amendment established direct election for representation by popular vote; here’s your opportunity to talk directly
to the students elected to represent you on campus.
Sponsored by: ASI

September 20, 12-1 pm, UU Orchard Suite, 2nd floor: "Interpret This!" An interactive audience discussion and activity to get students thinking about how constitutional interpretations affect contemporary public policy.
Sponsored by: Community Engagement Center

September 20, 3 - 4 pm, UU Captial Room, 3rd floor: "ASI City Ambassadors Meeting." City Ambassadors attend community events and meetings around the city to continue communication around support for the CSU as well as maintaining constant communication with business and organizational leaders. All students welcome.
Sponsored by: ASI

September 20, 7:30 pm, UU Ballroom: "Lecture By Former ACLU President, Nadine Strossen."Strossen will discuss the challenges to American civil liberties today and elaborate on issues that are particularly relevant: the War on Terror and government's efforts to enact potentially intrusive legislation, growing demographic
diversity, rapidly advancing technological advances, and a conservative political climate.
Sponsored by: UNIQUE

September 25, 12:30 -2:00 pm, UU Hinde: "History Of The Gay And Lesbian Movements." Sac State Government Professor Dr. Brian DiSarro will discuss the history of the gay and lesbian movements, with special attention paid to recent and upcoming court battles over marriage equality.
Sponsored by:The PRIDE Center

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last updated: 9/5/2012