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Strengthening Education Through the Humanities

One of California Humanities’ three primary strategic components, developed as part of our strategic refresh in 2015/2016, is focused on deeper engagement with K-12 and higher education. This strategy ensures that California’s students have a whole child education, rich in the benefits of the humanities–history, philosophy, languages, and more— alongside …

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Sonia Nazario, Author of “Enrique’s Journey,” to Speak in Bakersfield and San Jose as part of the CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative

Sonia Nazario, Author of Enrique's Journey

California Humanities presents two free public forums with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario. Join California Humanities for ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO in Bakersfield on October 9 and in San Jose on October 16. Nazario won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for her six-part Los Angeles Times …

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Apply for a California Documentary Project Grant By November 1

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018. California? It’s complicated—almost 40 million people and 40 million stories. California Humanities invites proposals for the California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program that tell stories from every corner of the state and explore California in all its complexity. We seek compelling film, audio, and digital …

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More Library Innovation Lab 2018 Programming in October

Libraries participating in the 2018 Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of Engaging Immigrant Communities through Public Humanities Programming project are actively programming!  Please visit our online events calender to find out about events near you. A sample of what’s coming up in October includes the following:  The Florence Branch …

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Pulitzer Prize-Winner Sonia Nazario to Participate in California Humanities CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative Bakersfield College Will Host “On Immigration and Journalism” Forum

For Immediate Release Media Contact: John Lightfoot 415.391.1474 ext. 314, jlightfoot@calhum.org September 14, 2018 (Oakland, CA) California Humanities presents a free public forum, On Immigration and Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario, on October 9, 2018 in partnership with Bakersfield College’s Distinguished Speaker series. Nazario won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize …

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