California Humanities President & CEO Julie Fry is currently featured in the winter issue of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ magazine Executive Function section.
Travel a couple thousand miles northeast of the urban corridors of Julie Fry’s office in downtown Oakland, and you will find the small Wisconsin town of Port Edwards, where her lifelong love of the humanities began. Growing up amidst cranberry bogs and paper mills, Fry, the daughter of one of the town’s three third-grade teachers, would curl up in her living room chair, devouring endless stacks of chapter books. With every turn of the page, she began to recognize the transformative power of meeting new characters and listening to different voices….
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