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What is your California Story?

California. A state of almost 40 million people, with millions of stories to share. A state of writers, filmmakers, storytellers and artists. A state of innovators and thinkers. A state of open mind. For over 40 years, California Humanities has helped give voice to voices seldom heard. Through grants and …

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Jan 18– In/Dignity: Exhibit at Cal State San Bernardino Anthropology Museum

SAN BERNARDINO– Visit the opening of the Cal State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) Anthropology’s exhibition, In|Dignity, which is a partnership between the Anthropology Museum at CSUSB and the Inland Empire community. In|Dignity combines documentary portraits by CSUSB Professor Thomas McGovern and autobiographical reflections by over forty San Bernardino and Riverside County …

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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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2018 Grant Opportunities from California Humanities

It’s almost the new year and we’re excited to share all of our grant opportunities for 2018! California Humanities Grant Deadlines for 2018: February 1 Humanities for All, Project Grants (Application Webinar on Dec 15, 2017. Register here.) February 15 Humanities for All, Quick Grants (Application Webinar on Jan 8, …

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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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