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Meet Our New Associate Program Officer, Lucena Lau Valle

NAME: Lucena Lau Valle TITLE: Associate Program Officer PREVIOUSLY: 2015-2017 Graduate Teaching Fellow, Humanities Out There, UC Irvine GUIDING QUOTE/TAGLINE: “And what shall I tell you, lady, of the natural secrets I have discovered while cooking? … I often say, when observing these details: had Aristotle prepared victuals, he would …

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Calling All Library Public Programmers!

Are you looking for a challenge?  Do you want to develop your public programming skills?  Experiment with new programming approaches?  Reach new and underserved audiences?  Help immigrants feel more at home in your community?  Meet like-minded colleagues across the state? If so, our Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of …

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Gear up for California Arts Council grant season!

Does your organization want to make a difference through culture and creative expression? The California Arts Council wants to help! State arts funding saw a significant permanent increase this year. Greater investment equals greater opportunity to meet the demand for arts and cultural experiences across California. Don’t miss out on …

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California Arts Council Seeking Arts Organizations to Build Scope of Prison Arts Programs

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Arts Council begins accepting proposals today from arts organizations interested in providing arts programming to inmates at state adult correctional facilities. Organizations awarded contracts will provide California’s inmates with the opportunity to enhance their rehabilitative goals through arts engagement and prepare them for success upon …

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Let’s Continue to Support the Important Work of the NEH

Last year at this time, when the National Endowment for the Humanities – our primary source of support – was eliminated in the President’s budget, along with other federal cultural agencies, I and many others across the country wrote op-eds and articles making the case for keeping the agencies open …

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Honoring Black History Month

Black History Month, observed in February, is an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and recognizing the role they play in U.S. history. California Humanities is proud to have provided support for projects that have documented California’s African American community and their vital role in shaping our history …

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