Extended Sessions

Thursday, July 19, 2018

There will be an opportunity to participate in one of two extended sessions in place of two scheduled conference sessions.

  • Chicano Park Tour- $10
    • Designated as a historical landmark, Chicano Park stands as a cultural epicenter for people across the region. Experience rich Chicanx history through an evening community-led immersion thanks to the support of our local community partners. Learn about the constantly evolving relationship between USD, San Diego, and San Diego's nearby sister city, Tijuana, Mexico, and the impact these relationships have on a local, national, and global scale. Transportation for all extended sessions will be provided.
  • San Diego de Alcalá Mission Tour- $10
    • San Diego de Alcalá, founded in 1769 is the first of the twenty-one great California Missions and marks the birthplace of Christianity in the west coast. This remarkable and significant historical shrine today serves as an active parish church and cultural center for people of all faiths who are welcome to visit and relive the grandeur and excitement of more than two centuries of California history and tradition. Transportation for all extended sessions will be provided.