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California Humanities Awards $277,245 to 17 Innovative Projects

Grant Programs Target Emerging Media Makers & Locally-Initiated Public Humanities Projects For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org, 415.391.1474 x303 December 19, 2018 (Oakland, CA) — After a highly competitive process, California Humanities is pleased to announce $277,245 in awards to 17 new projects through the 2018 California Documentary …

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Pulitzer Prize-Winner Sonia Nazario to Speak at Forum “On Immigration and Journalism” at Shasta College on February 6

Event Part of California Humanities’ CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org, 415.391.1474 x303 December 18, 2018 (Redding, CA) ­– California Humanities presents a free public forum, On Immigration and Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario, on Wednesday February 6, 2019 in …

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Grantee Feature– Undocumented Heart: Oakland Day Laborers Tell Their Stories

Artwork by Ramon Carrillo

OAKLAND– Undocumented Heart: Oakland Day Laborers Tell Their Stories is an exhibition by Peralta Hacienda Historical Park that explores the lives of Oakland’s undocumented workers from Mexico and Central America. Immigrant day laborers–with artists Marion Coleman and Ramon Carrillo–made paintings and quilts that dramatize their journeys, sacrifice, and resilience. A large-scale outdoor exhibit …

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A Disaster Planning and Response Program Saturday in Sonoma

Cultural Connections is hosting a special program featuring museum and library professionals from Exhibit Envoy host venues, as well as from Exhibit Envoy itself. How can you prepare your collections, exhibits, and staff for a natural disaster or crisis? What steps can you take to support your community after an emergency? …

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