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On September 27, 2022, the CCUSD Board of Education approved the Latina/Latino/Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month Resolution and we will be presenting an updated Resolution at the 9/26/23 Board Meeting reasserting the district’s commitment to recognizing and celebrating the many contributions, diverse cultures, and extensive histories of the Latino/Hispanic Community. 

How is CCUSD commemorating Latina/Latino/Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month? Schools will be hosting celebrations, assemblies and performances to honor the contributions and traditions of Latina/Latino/Latinx & Hispanic peoples.  

Please join us in our culminating celebration with CCUSD’s inaugural event
¡Si Se Puede Culver City! - Celebrar La Cultura de Latino América
Date: Saturday, October 21 
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM 
Location: Stoneview Nature Center

Here are other ways you can commemorate -

Resource for educators:
Resource for Community:
rosh hashanah greetings
CCUSD DEI wishes all of our families who celebrate Rosh Hashanah, "Shana Tova!" 

The beginning of the Jewish "High Holidays", and its observance is celebrated with a myriad of special foods, traditions, mitzvahs, and commandments significant to the individual families. 


Rosh Hashanah is observed on the first day of the month of Tishrei on the Hebrew calendar, which falls in September or October on the Gregorian calendar, the calendar commonly used throughout the world.


Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Friday, Sept. 15, and ends at sunset on Sunday, Sept. 17. Yom Kippur will begin next week on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 24, and ends the evening of Monday, Sept. 25.


Read more about Rosh Hashanah and it's history here via History.com.

Subsequent to a conversation with the District Partnership from the 22-23SY, below is a slightly revised statement providing further clarification for staff regarding the Cultural/Religious Observation.


As we enter the time of Rosh Hashanah (September 15 - 17) and Yom Kippur (September 24 - 25), the District, CCFT and ACE are committed to honoring religious and cultural days. CCUSD is taking active strides towards ensuring that all stakeholders have the opportunity to observe holidays of cultural and/or religious significance. To that end, whether or not local holidays are days off, these days will be recorded as excused absences for students who wish to observe them. Students will be allowed to make-up work, tests, or exams, and given the same allotted time to make-up as any other excused absence. (Resolution No. 9 - 2023/24)


Staff will have two (2) options. They can take a personal necessity day which will be deducted from their leave bank. Or, Staff may take a personal business day which doesn’t affect their leave bank. Please note: personal business days do not carry over from year to year like sick and PN days. We encourage staff to please request these days in advance. 

Department Members

Dr. Jennifer Smith
Assistant Superintendent
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Ms. Antoinette Stewart
Executive Assistant
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
(310) 842-4220 Ext. 4238