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Does Your Community Have a Story to Share?

California Humanities welcomes applications for the next round of Community Stories, our ongoing competitive grants program of support for public humanities projects that explore the California experience by recording and sharing stories through performances, panels, websites, video, radio, and exhibits. Applications will be accepted for the February 17, 2014 deadline …

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Representative Ken Calvert Named Chairman of the Interior Subcommittee

On Wednesday, November 13, Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) was named Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. The Interior Subcommittee provides regular annual appropriations for both the National Endowment for the Humanities, (NEH), and the National Endowment for the Arts, (NEA). Cal Humanities congratulates him …

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Join Our Next Statewide Read!

Preparations for California Reads 2014, which will focus on best-selling veteran author Karl Marlantes’ What It Is Like to Go to War, in alignment with War Comes Home, our new initiative to raise public awareness, understanding, and support for reintegrating veterans into our communities, are well underway.  Grant awards to …

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California Humanities is Hiring!

California Humanities seeks an innovative and dynamic Director of Development to lead fundraising efforts in support of our humanities work across California. The ideal candidate is an experienced development professional who can support our ever-expanding landscape of ideas through integrated fundraising and communication strategies that embody “a state of open …

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Coming Soon!

Keep an eye out for the latest issue of Cal Humanities’ State of Open Mind magazine which will hit the mail in early December. The magazine focuses on civil rights as we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversaries of the events of …

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Congratulations to Ralph Lewin!

The Federation of State Humanities Councils, founded in 1977, works with state councils across the nation to create greater awareness of the humanities in public and private life. The Federation is a key national advocate for a vibrant and healthy National Endowment for the Humanities. “It’s an honor to be …

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