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Speaking Up Against Cuts to the NEH

Earlier this year the Administration released an FY2018 budget blueprint that called for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), along with other cultural agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Institute of Museums and Libraries. These agencies make up less than .02 …

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RYSE: Richmond Youth Raise Their Voices

Multi-layered. Pride and Purpose. Rich History. These are just a few words to describe the artwork, the intentions, and the context of youth from the RYSE Youth Center whose work is currently on display at California Humanities. The three-month gallery display, “Richmond Renaissance” takes its name from a recent theatrical …

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California Humanities Awards $56,500 for Latest Round of Humanities for All Quick Grants

August 23, 2017  For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jody Sahota 415.391.1474 (Oakland, CA) After a competitive grant process, 12 nonprofit organizations and public partners across the state were awarded Humanities for All Quick Grants from California Humanities, state-wide humanities nonprofit that works to connect Californian to ideas and one another. The third round of …

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NEH features War Ink Project Directors in Interview

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) featured California Humanities supported project WAR INK. “Veterans’ tattoos document experiences and share untold stories. War Ink is a virtual exhibit that combines original video, photography and audio interviews to present the stories of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in their own words. The War Ink virtual exhibit …

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of “The Vietnam War”

Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Division of Public Programs, Ken Burns and Lyn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, a 10-part, 18-hour documentary will premiere nationwide on Public Broadcast Service stations (PBS) September 17, 2017. On September 17, concurrent with the broadcast premiere, the first five episodes of THE VIETNAM …

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