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Grantseeker Workshop in Corona, Riverside County

California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invite you to attend a free information session about current funding opportunities from NEH program staff and California Humanities in Corona on Monday, July 16th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm hosted by Home Gardens Library, at 3785 Neece Street. California Humanities Program …

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Meet Our New Grants Manager

NAME: Debra White TITLE: Grants Manager PREVIOUSLY: Senior Grants Manager, Marin Community Foundation GUIDING QUOTE/TAGLINE: To whom much is given, much is required. CURRENTLY READING: The Baptist Heritage by H. Leon McBeth and Birthright by David Needham FAVORITE MOMENT OF CALIFORNIA HISTORY: The Oakland parade for the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State …

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New! Grants for Emerging California Mediamakers Under Age 18

California Humanities is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity through the California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program in support of California’s next generation of documentary mediamakers. Presented in alignment with CA 2020: Youth Perspective and the Future of California, our new statewide initiative focusing on the lives and experiences …

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Sansón and Me, Project Director Interview

Project Description: Sansón and Me is a film-in-progress that weaves together the stories of two Mexican immigrants in California’s Central Valley with parallel but starkly contrasting lives: one is a country-boy serving a life sentence for a murder conviction, and the other a middle-class intellectual from Mexico City. We recently …

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Register Now for The 2018 CLA Annual Conference

Early Bird Registration is now Open  for California Libraries Premiere Professional Development Opportunity Registration for California Library Association (CLA) Annual Conference in Santa Clara is now open. The CLA Conference offers a statewide opportunity to immerse yourself in librarianship. From educational programs to the busy exhibit halls to author events and …

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STOCKTON– Virtual Reality Exhibit Opening: Little Manila Recreated

STOCKTON–Join California Humanities grantee for a special presentation unveiling Little Manila Recreated, a virtual reality museum exhibit that reconstructs the now-demolished mid-twentieth century neighborhood of Little Manila in downtown Stockton. After the presentation, come play a demo of the game, which will be on display at the Filipino American National Historical …

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LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Stories, Exhibits and Forums

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month and is celebrated with annual month-long observances of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, along with the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. Our efforts to bring the voices, stories, and experiences of LGBTQ+ Californians to broader audiences, to promote understanding …

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Library Innovation Lab 2018!

Now in its second year, our Library Innovation Lab (LIL) program supports responsive and relevant public humanities programming in California’s public libraries by providing a practice-based professional development experience for library programming specialists. Cash awards to the participating libraries support innovative programming that will engage immigrant populations and offer welcoming …

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