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American Library Association, StoryCorps Invites Libraries to Apply for “StoryCorps @ Your Library”

The American Library Association Public Programs Office, in partnership with StoryCorps, is accepting applications from public libraries and library systems interested in hosting “StoryCorps @ your library” programs. “StoryCorps @ your library” seeks to bring StoryCorps’ popular interview methods to libraries while developing a replicable model of oral history programming. …

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Give the Gift of an Open Mind

Give the Gift of an Open Mind

We need you. Throughout 2012, our work with libraries, veterans’ hospitals, media makers, and others reached over a million people in communities throughout California, from the mountains to the coast and points north to south. We’ve brought new insights, perspectives, and histories to light as we shared our stories to learn …

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Application Due for Community Stories Grants

Interested in applying for one of our Community Stories grants? Applications are due on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at 5pm. If you missed our free informational webinar for grantseekers on December 4, 2012, don’t worry! You can find a recording of the webinar, along with information about the grants program, new application materials …

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KQED Accepting Submissions for TV Series Truly CA

Our friends at KQED in San Francisco have announced the latest Call for Entries for the TV series Truly CA. The deadline for submissions for the next season is January 11, 2013. Truly CA showcases documentaries about California in two formats: Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories is a television broadcast series …

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Find Us Online

Learn about California Humanities events and grant opportunities in your area, join our online conversations, access our resources, watch our videos, check out the interesting work our partners and grantees are doing, and stay connected! Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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Info Sessions for Application Materials for Community Stories Grants

Interested in applying for one of our Community Stories grants? Information about the grants program, new application materials and guidelines, sample grant proposals, and descriptions of past funded projects are now available HERE on our website. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at 5pm. But wait! There’s more! JOIN US FOR …

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Investing in the Common Good

If your house were on fire, what would you save? Today, ongoing wars, the housing crisis, and the recession have hit many of us hard. Thousands have lost homes, retirement savings, jobs, and even loved ones. And yet I’ve noticed some unexpected and heartening after-effects—bright spots amidst this darkness. Many …

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LA as Subject Archives Bazaar October 27

October is National Archives Month. That means it’s time for the 7th annual LA as Subject Archives Bazaar at USC Doheny Library on Saturday, Oct. 27. The diverse history and stories of Southern California come alive at the Archives Bazaar. Presented by LA as Subject–an alliance of libraries, museums, and …

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