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California Humanities Launches CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen with Pulitzer Prize-winner Sonia Nazario

CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen, a new initiative designed to engage a broad cross-section of young Californians in consideration of the vital connections between democracy and journalism, launched on April 11 in partnership with the San Diego Community College District. On Immigration and Journalism, a free public event, …

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Congratulations to 15 Humanities for All Quick Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to 15 new public humanities grantees who received funding through the Humanities for All Quick Grant program. These projects each offer meaningful insights into the diverse ways Californians share, offer reflection, and celebrate the humanities in their daily lives – from hands-on workshops that will give youth the opportunity …

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Grantee Feature: Welga! Filipino American Stories of the Great Grape Strike of 1965

Interview with Project Director Dr. Robyn Rodriguez of California Humanities-supported project Welga! Filipino American Stories of the Great Grape Strike of 1965. Dr. Robyn Magalit Rodriguez is a Professor of Asian American Studies at UC Davis Professor Rodriguez’s research is broadly concerned with understanding how processes of globalization, particularly international migration, …

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In the Valley of Coachella With Author Susan Straight

The landscape is a beautiful confluence of geometry – Cahuilla tribal land, small ranchos and trailer parks, palm gardens and polo grounds, rimmed by mountains in purple and gold. – Susan Straight A native Californian and award-winning author, Susan Straight creates a story map of the streets of Coachella, beautifully …

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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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Free Project Management for Archivists Workshop – California State University, Northridge

The California Historical Records Advisory Board is offering a free, one-day workshop, Project Management for Archivists.   Tuesday, May 15, 2018  Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Ferman Presentation Room   Project Management for Archivists will help you to …

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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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