Dominique Williams

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Position Title
Ethnic Studies and History-Social Science Coordinator


Dominique Williams is the Ethnic Studies Coordinator at the UC Davis History Project.  

Dominique taught at C.K. McClatchy and Luther Burbank High Schools in Sacramento City Unified School District. 

Dominique piloted Ethnic Studies in SCUSD shortly after supporting the student-led effort to implement Ethnic Studies as a graduation requirement. With Ethnic Studies Now-Sacramento, she advocated for the passage of Assembly Bill 2016, which authorized the California Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum. 

Dominique has served as a teacher leader for both the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project and the History Project at UC Davis. She has been an active educator in the Black Parallel School Board in Sacramento, Teachers for Social Justice, the Liberated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum and the Education for Liberation Network. 

She has a BA in African American Studies and History, her secondary teaching credential, and is currently pursuing her Administrative Services Credential. During the shelter-in-place directive, our state office, the California History-Social Science Project featured her in a teacher spotlight. Read her teacher spotlight, here. Her writing is featured in Rethinking Ethnic Studies. 


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