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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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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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2018 California Documentary Project Awards Announced!

California Humanities is pleased to announce $302,000 in awards to 14 new film, audio and interactive media projects through the 2018 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program. From a film highlighting the origins of the disability rights movement; to a radio series examining the social and economic impact of drought …

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Library Innovation Lab – Application Deadline April 2

Are you looking for a challenge?  Do you want to develop your public programming skills?  Experiment with new programming approaches?  Reach new and underserved audiences?  Help immigrants feel more at home in your community?  Meet like-minded colleagues across the state? If so, our Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of …

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The California Civil Liberties Program

The California Civil Liberties Public Education Program is a competitive grant program for nonprofits and units of state and local government. Funding is available for various preservation, educational, public media, civic and artistic projects on the subject of civil liberties. Projects should include information on and comparisons to the civil-liberty …

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UCLA Conference on Creativity & the Arts in Healing

2nd Annual Conference on Creativity & the Arts in Healing Sponsored by UCLArts & Healing in partnership with Expressive Therapies Summit THURSDAY, APRIL 26 through SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018 Learn arts-based tools for facilitating communication, building connection, promoting positive emotions, fostering engagement, enhancing mindfulness, reducing stress, and managing the impact …

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