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Historical Timeline

What were you doing in 1975…1985…1995? Since California Humanities first opened its doors in 1975,  we have sought to encourage people to: learn more about the complex history of our state and all its peoples to gain greater understanding of our individual and collective experiences, to think  about the values, …

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Grantee Highlight: Welga Filipino American Stories Archive of the Great Grape Strike of 1965

The Welga Project Digital Archive and Repository (a California Humanities-supported project) focuses on preserving and presenting primary sources regarding the Filipino American  activism, labor, and immigration history. The majority of the collection focuses on Filipino involvement in the Delano Grape Strikes and United Farm Worker history.  Explore the archive here: http://welgadigitalarchive.omeka.net/ …

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Sign My Name to Freedom

“It’s through the humanities that one learns empathy…”   -Betty Reid Soskin       April is Black Women’s History Month, an opportunity to embrace the achievements and to build awareness of the contributions of generations of Black Women and minority women of African descent. Born in Detroit, raised in New …

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