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Heroes of the Coast

Heroes of the Coast, a film by Janet Bridgers, exploresthe story of the passage of Proposition 20, California’s historic Coastal Act legislation, through interviews and video collection with citizen activists and environmental advocates. Heroes of the Coast was supported by a California Humanities’ Community Stories grant. This film is an ongoing …

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Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has launched a new agency-wide initiative to encourage humanities programs that focus on the history, experience, or meaning of war and military service. For more information, click HERE.  For more information on California Humanities’ state-wide multi-year initiative focusing on the experiences of veterans …

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New Multimedia Exhibit Brings History to Life

Fort Ord was once the largest military base in the American West. Between 1863 and 1993, when it was decommissioned, over 1.5 million soldiers passed through the Monterey Bay base. The first racially integrated military base, as well as the Army’s training center for all Vietnam-bound troops, the site has …

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