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Listening to the Voices of California’s Veterans

California Humanities has had a long history in working with veterans and veterans’ organizations through our grants and programs, from our Literature and Medicine® program to our War Comes Home initiative, which included a series of thought-provoking interviews with veterans. We hope to increase awareness and understanding of the veteran …

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The Art of Storytelling Continues With Mimi Plumb

The Art of Storytelling brings you “Pictures from the Field” photographs taken by Mimi Plumb Opening Reception on October 19th in Oakland It was July 1975 in the sun-drenched Salinas Valley. Cesar Chavez and the United Farmworkers Union had ten days and 1,000 miles on foot to raise awareness throughout …

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Attention Grantseekers: Humanities for All Quick Grants!

Attention, grantseekers!  California Humanities is now accepting applications for the next round of Humanities for All (HFA) Quick Grant funding through October 16th. Guidelines, online application instructions, FAQs, and recently recorded Quick Grants Application webinar are available at the HFA Funding webpage. The HFA Quick Grants are small grants (between …

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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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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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What Will You Be Reading Over the Summer?

We, at California Humanities love books, and we thought we’d share with you what we’re currently reading, or hope to be reading over the summer months. Renée Perry is reading the following: Mastry – catalog of Kerry James Marshall show (yes, catalogs count as reading material when they are half essays)  …

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