Join Saddleback College in Observing Constitution Day

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day are observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787, and "recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens." 

Join Saddleback College as we learn more about the US Constitution and why it is still important today. Participate by attending one of the webinars below or visit our Constitution Day page to learn more. 
 
Constitution 101: The Constitutional Convention
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11 am and Friday, September 18, 2020 at 10 am
Sponsored: National Constitution Center
Register: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/online-civic-learning-opportunities/upcoming-scholar-exchanges 
Examine the issues and events that led to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787, including the weakness of the Articles of Confederation, Shay’s Rebellion, and the growing need for a new national government. Also explore the Convention, and its major turning points and compromises—including the Connecticut Compromise, the Electoral College, the Three-Fifths Compromise, and the Slave Trade Clause. 

Constitution Day: Virtual Student Town Hall with Justice Neil M. Gorsuch 
Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 9 am
Sponsored: National Constitution Center
Register: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/online-civic-learning-opportunities/upcoming-scholar-exchanges 
Join the National Constitution Center in a special Student Town Hall with U.S. Supreme Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch. Justice Gorsuch will speak about his career, the role of the judicial branch, and what it’s like to sit on the Supreme Court. National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen will moderate the discussion. 
 
Black Lives Matter & the U.S. Constitution
Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11 am
Sponsored: California LAW in partnership with Foothill College
Register: https://spark.adobe.com/page/yxUrs7evR8MYH/ 
On Constitution Day this year, California LAW in partnership with Foothill College invites you to engage in dialogue around "Black Lives Matter & the U.S. Constitution". This two-hour virtual event will feature keynote speakers followed by breakout group discussions.