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California Humanities Awards $175,000 for Latest Round of Humanities for All Project Grants

December 13, 2017 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jody Sahota 415.391.1474 (Oakland, CA) After a competitive process, 10 nonprofit organizations across the state were awarded Humanities for All Project Grants totaling $175,000 from California Humanities, the state-wide humanities nonprofit that helps connect Californians to ideas and one another. Over 65 …

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What Will You Be Reading Over the Holiday Break?

California Humanities staff share some of the books they’re hoping to read or receive over the holiday break. Julie Fry’s reading list includes: Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie weaves together the lives of three characters swept up in the turbulence of a seminal moment in …

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Trailer: No Más Bebés

From: Independent Lens No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late …

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Trailer: Real Boy

REAL BOY is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates sobriety, adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding …

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