September 17th is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. This day commemorates the September 17, 1787 signing of the United States Constitution. Each institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year is required to hold an educational program about the U.S. Constitution for its students.
The Financial Aid Office is pleased to coordinate this annual celebration, which will next take place on Monday, September 18th (since the 17th is on a Sunday) from 11am - 1pm at the Cesar Chavez Center Lobby.
Please join us!!
Activities will include the giveaway of free copies of pocket Constitutions, free prize drawings for answering questions about the Constitution, the opportunity to register to vote and more. And there's always cake to celebrate the birthday of the Constitution!!
The SWC Library also creates a wonderful display of Constitution-related books and resources and voting registration materials are always available. In addition, below are links to websites and interactive activities about Constitutional history.
Constitution Information from the White House
James Madison, Father of the U.S. Constitution
Constitution IQ Quiz
Which Founding Father are You?
National Endowment for the Humanities Constitution Day webpage
National Archives Observing Constitution Day