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War Comes Home

What does it mean to come back home from war? How can we build bridges of understanding between those who have served and those who have not? Please note that this page is under construction. Thank you for your patience. War Comes Home, our current thematic initiative, aims to raise …

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Searching for Democracy

Leading into the national 2012 elections, Searching for Democracy is a two-year initiative that provides Californians with various ways to explore how the humanities can provide insight and opportunities to have conversations that matter about the nature, state, and needs of our democracy. Cal Humanities and its partners will explore these complexities—through …

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Literature and Medicine Plus

Literature & Medicine® is a nationally recognized humanities-based professional development program for health care workers, that engages clinical staff members in reading and discussion programs facilitated by humanities scholars. Through reading, reflection, and conversation, the program invites care-givers to better understand and empathize with the experience of their patients, as well …

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Humanities for All!

Humanities for All! is a new grantmaking program that supports locally-initiated public humanities projects that respond to the needs and interests of Californians, encourage greater public participation in humanities programming, provide engaging learning experiences for diverse audiences, and promotes greater understanding and empathy among our state’s peoples and promote a …

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California Documentary Project

What do a Latina bicycle brigade in East LA, a young poet’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet set in Richmond, CA; Howard Jarvis, Proposition 13 and California 1970’s tax revolt; iconic photographer Dorothea Lange; and the reintegration of thousands of “lifers” following California’s amendment of its Three Strikes Law have …

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