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RYSE: Richmond Youth Raise Their Voices

Multi-layered. Pride and Purpose. Rich History. These are just a few words to describe the artwork, the intentions, and the context of youth from the RYSE Youth Center whose work is currently on display at California Humanities. The three-month gallery display, “Richmond Renaissance” takes its name from a recent theatrical …

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NEH features War Ink Project Directors in Interview

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) featured California Humanities supported project WAR INK. “Veterans’ tattoos document experiences and share untold stories. War Ink is a virtual exhibit that combines original video, photography and audio interviews to present the stories of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in their own words. The War Ink virtual exhibit …

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2017 CA Documentary Project Guidelines Now Available

California Documentary Project grants for documentary film, audio and digital media are now available. Deadline: November 1, 2017 The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program that supports the research and development and production stages of film, audio, and digital media projects that seek to document California in all its …

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Attention Grantseekers: Upcoming Humanities For All Project Grant Deadline

Reminder! Applications for the second round of our new grants program, Humanities for All Project Grants, will be accepted through August 16. Guidelines, application instructions, FAQs, and a link to the recorded informational webinar are all available at the program webpage. Awards range between $10,000 and $20,000 for public humanities projects of …

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Help Us Celebrate An Iconic Oakland Landmark!

Swan’s Market Centennial Anniversary Celebration Saturday, July 22nd Panel Discussion and Writing Workshop at California Humanities 538 9th Street, Second Floor of Swan’s Market in Oakland  Tucked away from the bustle of downtown Oakland and vibrancy of Chinatown, you’ll find the white tile of Swan’s Market glistening in Old Oakland. …

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Meet Our New Director of Development

NAME: Sheri Kuehl TITLE: Director of Development PREVIOUSLY: The Crucible, Alonzo King LINES Ballet GUIDING QUOTE/TAGLINE: Choose wisely. CURRENTLY READING: Classics for Pleasure by Michael Dirda is a series of short essays illuminating more than 80 works by authors ranging from Lao Tzu to Eudora Welty; Cicero to S.J. Perelman. This book is guaranteed …

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