Bonta Joint Author of Bill to Mandate Ethnic Studies

Thursday, March 1, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) is the joint author of Assembly Bill 2772, a measure that will make Ethnic Studies a requirement for high school graduation. The legislation was announced on March 1 as it is the 50th anniversary of the East Los Angeles Student Walkout demanding ethnic educational equity. “We have come a long way, however, we have a long way to go,” stated Bonta. To learn more about the issue and hear all of Assemblymember Bonta’s comments, please watch this Assembly Access video.