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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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The Heart of the Matter

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences produced a great video–featuring George Lucas, Ken Burns, and other great filmmakers, writers, and humanities luminaries–that explains the vital role that the humanities play in our lives. Take a look and let us know if you agree with those who speak in the …

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Oppose Drastic Cuts to the National Endowment for the Humanities

Thanks to all who recently contacted their Congressional representatives to speak out against the proposed 49% cuts to the National Endowment for the Humanities. More than 3,000 individuals sent messages through the Federation of State Humanities Councils’ advocacy site. Those messages were delivered directly to Congressional offices, providing powerful testimony …

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