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Honoring Black History Month

Black History Month, observed in February, is an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and recognizing the role they play in U.S. history. California Humanities is proud to have provided support for projects that have documented California’s African American community and their vital role in shaping our history …

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Short Film Screenings and Community Dialogue: Tales from the Middle East

GRANTEE EVENT– Come have a cup of tea, watch film clips, and learn about personal storytelling. Documentary filmmakers share how personal stories can create a deeper understanding of individuals, families, and communities from the Middle East. Followed by a community dialogue and a demonstration of an interactive storytelling tool. Saturday, February 17, …

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Humanities for All Quick and Project Grant Awards

Congratulations to 25 new public humanities grantees who received funding through the Humanities For All grant program in December 2017. These projects ask the big questions on topics important to us as Californians and as global citizens– around food systems, economic inequality, intergenerational understanding and more. Check out the full …

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California Humanities Grantseeker Workshop in Redding

California Humanities and Shasta Regional Community Foundation invite you to attend a free informational session about funding opportunities for humanities programming in Redding on Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm hosted by the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. Program staff will give an overview of our current grant programs: Humanities …

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Humanities for All Project Grants & Quick Grants Deadlines

California Humanities is now accepting applications for Humanities for All Project Grants (through February 1, 2018) and Humanities for All Quick Grants (through February 15, 2018).  Humanities for All is a new grant program that supports locally-initiated public humanities projects. This program responds to the needs and interests of Californians, encourages greater …

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In Plain Sight: Mexicano | Chicano Stories in San Diego

LA JOLLA–This exhibition explores the intertwined history of Mexicans, Mexican-Americans, and Chicanos as contributors to San Diego’s rich cultural, political, and military history in the 20th century; narratives that have previously been unexamined or overlooked. Exhibit Dates: February 10, 2018 – May 20, 2018 Hours: Wed- Sundays 12pm – 4pm  …

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