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California Humanities Unveils New Grant Program

Humanities for All - A Grant Program from California Humanities

Attention, grantseekers! California Humanities is pleased to announce the launch of Humanities for All, a new two-tiered grant program that will support a broad range of locally-initiated public humanities projects. Developed in response to feedback you provided during the past year, and reflecting new organizational goals of increasing responsiveness and …

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California Humanities Launches the Art of Storytelling

Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame by Ora Clay

California Humanities is celebrating its first year in historic Swan’s Market in Oakland by launching The Art of Storytelling Exhibit Series, sharing the work of artists with a humanities twist. We seek to amplify the East Bay’s rich cultural and artistic history and people with art that amplifies local voices …

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Halfway Mile Marker for Our On The Road Discussion Series

Journalism and Democracy in California San Jose State University Student Union Héctor Tobar, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, moderator Rob Kuznia, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Frances Dinkelspiel, author and journalist, co-founder of the local news site, Berkeleyside Rachael Myrow, KQED South Bay Arts & Culture Reporter June 16 marked …

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Literature & Medicine in Estonia

By Kris Clarke, Ph.D (Literature & Medicine facilitator in Fresno) I first learned about the intersection of literature and medicine when I heard Dr. Rita Charon speak at a narrative conference in Tampere, Finland in 2011. As a former English major turned social worker, the recognition that healing springs from listening …

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California Humanities and Grantees Report 2015 Projects and Activities

Map of California Humanities Events in 2015

Each June, our major funder and federal partner, the National Endowment for the Humanities, requests from all 56 humanities councils a report outlining the past year’s activities. The report includes a self-reported summary of council- and grantee-conducted events, awards, activities within each Congressional District, and much more. This effort requires …

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