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California Documentary Project Grant Application Deadline: October 15!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2015 The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program of California Humanities that supports documentary film, radio, and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. Projects should use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective …

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Calling All Los Angeles History Fans

Experience the diversity of stories that make Southern California such an extraordinary place. Sample the fascinating holdings of local museums, archives, and private collections. Have your questions about collecting and preserving your family or community history answered. Learn about resources for your classroom, community group, or just satisfy a desire …

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“Collecting Grassroots History” Project Director Interview

“…if we don’t have the people from our communities being involved in the humanities, then these histories disappear and that would be tragic.” – Amitis Motevalli Amitis Motevalli is the director of The William Grant Still Arts Center and a full-time employee of the city of Los Angeles Department of …

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California Humanities Recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, (September 15 – October 15) we recognize the contributions and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to California and celebrate their heritage and culture.  Here’s a look back at some of the many Latino-focused projects California Humanities has supported. La Ofrenda: The Days …

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