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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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Meet Our New Associate Program Officer, Lucena Lau Valle

NAME: Lucena Lau Valle TITLE: Associate Program Officer PREVIOUSLY: 2015-2017 Graduate Teaching Fellow, Humanities Out There, UC Irvine GUIDING QUOTE/TAGLINE: “And what shall I tell you, lady, of the natural secrets I have discovered while cooking? … I often say, when observing these details: had Aristotle prepared victuals, he would …

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