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Trailer: The Case Against 8

The Case Against 8 is a behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows two famous litigators from opposite sides of the political spectrum as they join forces to argue the first federal marriage equality lawsuit before the U.S. …

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What Will You Be Reading Over Winter Break?

At Cal Humanities we love books! Here’s what we’re reading over the winter break: Ralph Lewin is readng At Night We Walk in Circles, by Daniel Alarcon A beautifully written, at times funny, disturbing and always compelling story set in South America. Cal Humanities selected Alarcon’s other novel Lost City Radio …

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All A Board!

California Humanities is pleased to welcome the newest members of our Board of Directors: CYNTHIA COTHARN Dr. Cynthia Cotharn is a Los Angeles area physician and actress. Her long history of civic endeavors includes; Past President of the Los Angeles Affiliate of the National Medical Association, and Medical Director for …

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Camp to Campus

Camp to Campus

This Bakersfield Eyewitness News coverage of Camp to Campus, which premiered at CSU Bakersfield in February, gives a taste of the inspirational stories featured in the documentary. Funded through a Community Stories grant to CSUB, Camp to Campus shares the experiences of first-generation college students who came from labor camp backgrounds in the Central Valley, faced …

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Judo, Rebels, and Wonder Women…New California Documentary Project Public Engagement Grant Awardees

We are proud to announce that three new Public Engagement projects have been awarded funding through our California Documentary Project. In December 2012, grants of $10,000 were awarded to three previously supported California Documentary Project R&D and/or Production grantees: Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful (CDP 2012) to support the creation of …

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Surfers, San Quentin, Shipbuilding, Sex Workers, Shasta…20 New Community Stories Grant Awardees

We are thrilled to announce that 20 new projects have been awarded funding through our Community Stories grants program. The slate includes projects focused on stories of refugee and immigrant communities (Japanese, Cambodian, Filipino, Afghani, Latino); Native Americans; veterans and their families; incarcerated people; sex workers; commercial fishermen; farmers and …

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