Letters of Support
Feb 24, 2006: Come to Sacramento to oppose Hindutva's attempts to hijack California's history textbooks. On
Feb 27, a sub-committee of the California State Board of Education is
holding a public hearing to review the proposed textbook changes
(edits) for the upcoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade history and
social-science textbooks, and to allow scholars and community groups to
express their concerns about them. Join us in participating in this
ensure that a broad representation of views is heard and to urge that
disputes over the content of the textbooks be deferred to South Asian
scholars for resolution. See the flyer (use above link) for more details and if you are interesting in coming.
Jan 10, 2006: Action Alert - We
urge members of the community to help in keeping propaganda out of
textbooks by contacting officials at the California State Board of
Education and by writing to local newspapers and media and expressingtheir views on the controversy.