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

May 30, 2018 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jody Sahota 415.391.1474 (Oakland, CA) After a highly 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. These newly-awarded …

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LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Stories, Exhibits and Forums

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month and is celebrated with annual month-long observances of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, along with the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. Our efforts to bring the voices, stories, and experiences of LGBTQ+ Californians to broader audiences, to promote understanding …

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Words Uncaged Exhibition and Colloquium at Cal State LA

LOS ANGELES– Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery presents Words Uncaged Project Exhibition Born X Raised Christian Branscombe and Kenneth Webb, Los Angeles County Prison, Lancaster Estevan Oriol, Valerie J. Bower & Juvenile Detention Student Photographers Orange County Youth Detention Postcards from the prison, Los Angeles County Prison, Lancaster Sister …

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Library Innovation Lab 2018!

Now in its second year, our Library Innovation Lab (LIL) program supports responsive and relevant public humanities programming in California’s public libraries by providing a practice-based professional development experience for library programming specialists. Cash awards to the participating libraries support innovative programming that will engage immigrant populations and offer welcoming …

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What Will You Be Reading This Summer?

It’s no secret that staff members at California Humanities are avid readers and we want to share with you what we’re currently reading or hoping to read over the summer months. Renée Perry our Operations Coordinator is reading the following: This summer, Renée will be indulging in fantasy and science fiction …

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Congratulations to 10 new Humanities Project Grant awardees!

Congratulations to the new recipients of Humanities for All Project Grants (February deadline). The awardees will support a diverse array of public humanities programs, including exhibits, community conversations, dramatic performances, film screenings and discussions, and story-sharing and knowledge-building activities. These projects, including a series of live neighborhood-based story-sharing events in LA, …

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Grantee Event– Wonderland Radio Hour in Monte Rio

WONDERLAND RADIO HOUR Prairie Home Companion meets Amateur Radio Hour in a series of live radio shows to be recorded at the historic Rio Theater in beautiful downtown Monte Rio. This series of community-produced, community-inspired recorded programs will then be broadcast on KRCB Radio.   Each hour will showcase local musicians, …

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