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Community Stories Grant Application Now Available

California Humanities is now accepting applications for our February 1, 2016 deadline for Community Stories, our ongoing competitive storytelling grants program. The Community Stories grant guidelines are online and available for potential applicants.For more information, click HERE. An informational webinar for grant applicants was held on December 16, 2015. To …

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California Humanities Awards Nearly $200,000 to Storytelling Projects

We couldn’t be more excited to announce the newest round of Community Stories grant recipients! We’re awarding nearly $200,000 throughout California to 20 projects that cast a light on the community stories of our state. These new projects–ranging from short documentaries on the personal experiences of four Bay Area Muslim …

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Show Your Support for California Humanities on #GivingTuesday

Humanity is about giving more than we are given. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, people from around the world will be coming together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. California Humanities is pleased to join forces with over 30,000 organizations in 68 countries that are kicking off …

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California Humanities Celebrates 40 years of Humanities Programming

“…this council’s leadership was fundamentally and closely involved in the evolution of that hugely important concept and practice of the public humanities…” — NEH Chairman, William “Bro” Adams On November 12th, California Humanities was proud to welcome the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, William “Bro” Adams to …

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Big Sur Oral History Project Director Interview

Big Sur Oral History Project will capture and preserve an oral history of a unique community in one of the most remarkable landscapes in the world; the stretch of land comprising Big Sur. The Henry Miller Memorial Library (HMML) will collect, preserve and catalogue existing audio and film recordings (some …

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What Will You Be Reading Over the Holiday Break?

At California Humanities we love books! Here’s what we’re reading over the winter break: Julie Fry is reading the following: Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a …

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Community Stories Grant Application Guidelines Available Soon!

California Humanities will soon begin accepting applications for our February 1, 2016 deadline for Community Stories, our ongoing competitive storytelling grants program. The official application period is January 4, 2016 through February 1, 2016; in the meantime, the Community Stories grant guidelines are available for potential applicants to peruse beginning …

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