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California Humanities Awards $175,000 for Latest Round of Humanities for All Project Grants

December 13, 2017 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jody Sahota 415.391.1474 (Oakland, CA) After a competitive process, 10 nonprofit organizations across the state were awarded Humanities for All Project Grants totaling $175,000 from California Humanities, the state-wide humanities nonprofit that helps connect Californians to ideas and one another. Over 65 …

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Your support keeps humanities programs thriving throughout California

HELP US SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CALIFORNIA California Humanities is a nonprofit organization funded by foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals like you. Each year, California Humanities’ programs reach more than five million people throughout our state and beyond. We tell untold stories and amplify unheard voices. By strengthening the rich …

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Honoring World AIDS Day

Since 1988, December 1 has been dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the HIV infection. It is both a day to remember and mourn those whose lives have been claimed, as well as one to inform and educate the public about prevention and treatment now available …

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What Will You Be Reading Over the Holiday Break?

California Humanities staff share some of the books they’re hoping to read or receive over the holiday break. Julie Fry’s reading list includes: Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie weaves together the lives of three characters swept up in the turbulence of a seminal moment in …

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NEH Offering National Veterans Program Opportunities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently accepting participant applications for their 2017-2018 dialogues program, Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological and Spiritual Impacts of War. Additionally, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is establishing a National Native American Veterans Memorial as a chance …

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