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Docks to Delta Project Director Interview

“…humanities projects encourage us to see the world in all of its rich complexity…” – Ildi Carisle-Cummins This project launched at the end of September with a live story-based performance during the two-hour train ride to Sacramento, and discussion sessions on the return trip to Oakland. These stories will be …

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Why the Work of Humanities Scholars Often Go Ignored

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) just celebrated its 50th anniversary with a ceremony at the White House. Despite over $5bn in grants to promote innovative research and cultural programs, congressional support, along with federal, state a private funding has dropped significantly. While society may seem to treasure the humanities and …

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Meet Our New Program Associate

NAME: Erin Menne TITLE: Program Associate PREVIOUSLY: Grant Manager, Minnesota Housing GUIDING QUOTE: Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation. — Aristotle CURRENTLY READING: Michael Chabon’s, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay FAVORITE MOMENT OF CALIFORNIA HISTORY: When my husband and I packed up our belongings and headed West, …

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Support California Humanities on #GivingTuesday

Looking for a way to give back during the holiday season? Consider making a gift to support California Humanities on Giving Tuesday. Your online donation will help us serve people across California through our grantmaking and dynamic, thought-provoking programming. Since 1975, California Humanities has worked with individuals and organizations such …

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