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Free Project Management for Archivists Workshop – California State University, Northridge

The California Historical Records Advisory Board is offering a free, one-day workshop, Project Management for Archivists.   Tuesday, May 15, 2018  Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Ferman Presentation Room   Project Management for Archivists will help you to …

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Grantee Feature– Straight Outta Fresno

Fresno State’s Valley Public History Initiative launched the public history and archive project Straight Outta Fresno: From Popping to B-boys and B-girls which seeks to document and showcase the local history of hip hop in Fresno and the Central Valley by bringing together academics and the hip hop community. Straight Outta …

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Umyuangvigkaq: Yaanga, Long Table Durational Sewing Bee

LOS ANGELES– SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018 “Open dialogue and powerful moments of realization…” —Hyperallergic   ORGANIZED WITH EMILY JOHNSON/CATALYST Umyuangvigkaq is “a place to gather ideas,” and this free Long Table and Durational Sewing Bee gathers Indigenous thinkers, artists and allies to engage in generous activity, and to explore the …

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Songs and Stories: Refugee Artists in San Diego

SAN DIEGO– The Center for World Music presents Songs and Stories of Refugee Artists in San Diego. This series (supported by an Humanities for All Quick Grant) will highlight musicians and artists from within San Diego’s refugee communities. Through live performances and real conversations, the audience will be immersed in the …

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From the Archive– Shades of L.A.

Project Director: Carolyn Kozo Cole; Project Historian: Kathy Kobayashi Shades of LA was a visual history project conducted by the Los Angeles Public Library in response to the devastating fire in 1986 that destroyed 20% of the Library’s collections, including much of its photographic holdings. When California Humanities was asked …

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Wonderland Radio Hour in Monte Rio

WONDERLAND RADIO HOUR Prairie Home Companion meets Amateur Radio Hour in a series of live radio shows to be recorded at the historic Rio Theater in beautiful downtown Monte Rio. This series of community-produced, community-inspired recorded programs will then be broadcast on KRCB Radio.   Each hour will showcase local musicians, …

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Undocumented Heart: Oakland’s Day Laborers Tell Their Stories

OAKLAND– Undocumented Heart: Oakland’s Day Laborers Tell Their Stories A free series of dialogues and exhibitions exploring the lives of undocumented  workers in the context of our  time through their testimony, words, works of art, poetry and prose All events take place at Peralta Hacienda Historic Park 2465 34th Avenue Oakland, …

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Grantee Highlight: Welga Filipino American Stories Archive of the Great Grape Strike of 1965

The Welga Project Digital Archive and Repository (a California Humanities-supported project) focuses on preserving and presenting primary sources regarding the Filipino American  activism, labor, and immigration history. The majority of the collection focuses on Filipino involvement in the Delano Grape Strikes and United Farm Worker history.  Explore the archive here: http://welgadigitalarchive.omeka.net/ …

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