The California History Center academic program serves as the vital link in the partnership between the Foothill-De Anza Community College District and the California History Center Foundation. On average, 20 academic courses are offered each year through the CHC program. Courses are offered during the day, evening, and on weekends, and most courses are transferable to four-year institutions as electives.

California History Center

The following courses will be offered Fall quarter 2018 through the California History Center. Please see the History Department class listings section of the Schedule of Classes.

To sign up for a class, apply for admission and register online. For more information or questions, call the center at 408.864.8712.

Social Justice Movements of the Bay Area

Course: HIST-051X-95, 2 units, CRN: 25358
Instructor: Crystal Hupp

The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most diverse areas in the United States.  Throughout our history, many groups have identified social justice issues and have strived to find solutions to problems they have faced in the past and continue to face in the present.  This has facilitated the creation and nurturing of a variety of activist groups, non-profit organizations, social justice-oriented politicians and much more. This course will explore the history of a cross-section of social justice movements throughout the Bay Area. 

Lectures in Room: CHC, 6:30 PM - 10:20 PM:
      Wednesday, November 6, 2019 and Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Field Studies:  
      9:00 AM - 5:30 PM: Saturday, November 9, 2019
      9:00 AM - 5:30 PM: Saturday, November 16, 2019

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