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What We’re Reading for the Holidays

Every year, California Humanities staff share a list of books they’ve enjoyed over the past year and/or what they plan to read over the holidays. See below for some of our recommendations, and find these books at your local bookseller! Renée Perry, Operations Coordinator: I have a pile of books …

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An exhibition on difference and dignity bridges Inland Empire communities

One of the first projects funded through our Humanities for All Project Grant program launched in 2017, In|Dignity, is an interpretive exhibit organized by the California State University, San Bernardino Anthropology Museum. In|Dignity  incorporates photo portraits and stories contributed by Inland Empire residents who have experienced marginalization as a result …

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Help Shape the Future of California

By strengthening the rich fabric that keeps Californians connected, California Humanities starts conversations that shape the future of California. From libraries to VA hospitals, California Humanities celebrates Californians and their stories. From community centers to concert halls, we honor the traditions that make California both inclusive and expansive. We champion …

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California Libraries’ Role in Fire Relief

Read the full article on American Libraries: California Libraries in Wildfires’ Wake At California Humanities, our hearts go out to the families and communities devastated by the wildfires in Northern and Southern California. We were heartened to see the recent story in American Libraries magazine, profiling the way that the …

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Library Events Through 2018 Engage Immigrants Around the State

Libraries participating in the 2018 Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of Engaging Immigrant Communities through Public Humanities Programming cohort are wrapping up their programming. Here are a few of the many exciting activities being held in late November and December; visit our online events calendar to find out about other programs. …

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