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WordsUncaged the art exhibit is coming to Oakland in May!

WordsUncaged: Voices from inside Lancaster Prison  Opening Reception Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:30 – 7:30 PM Join us on May 17th at the opening reception for WordsUncaged: Voices from inside Lancaster Prison – a rare invitation to experience the unedited personal reflections and perspectives of some of the men moving through life behind bars. We’ll hear remarks from Project …

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California Humanities Launches CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen with Pulitzer Prize-winner Sonia Nazario

CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen, a new initiative designed to engage a broad cross-section of young Californians in consideration of the vital connections between democracy and journalism, launched on April 11 in partnership with the San Diego Community College District. On Immigration and Journalism, a free public event, …

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Congratulations to 15 Humanities for All Quick Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to 15 new public humanities grantees who received funding through the Humanities for All Quick Grant program. These projects each offer meaningful insights into the diverse ways Californians share, offer reflection, and celebrate the humanities in their daily lives – from hands-on workshops that will give youth the opportunity …

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Grantee Feature: Welga! Filipino American Stories of the Great Grape Strike of 1965

Interview with Project Director Dr. Robyn Rodriguez of California Humanities-supported project Welga! Filipino American Stories of the Great Grape Strike of 1965. Dr. Robyn Magalit Rodriguez is a Professor of Asian American Studies at UC Davis Professor Rodriguez’s research is broadly concerned with understanding how processes of globalization, particularly international migration, …

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