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Congratulations to 15 Humanities for All Quick Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to 15 new public humanities grantees who received funding through the Humanities for All Quick Grant program. These projects each offer meaningful insights into the diverse ways Californians share, offer reflection, and celebrate the humanities in their daily lives – from hands-on workshops that will give youth the opportunity …

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Grantee Feature: Welga! Filipino American Stories of the Great Grape Strike of 1965

Interview with Project Director Dr. Robyn Rodriguez of California Humanities-supported project Welga! Filipino American Stories of the Great Grape Strike of 1965. Dr. Robyn Magalit Rodriguez is a Professor of Asian American Studies at UC Davis Professor Rodriguez’s research is broadly concerned with understanding how processes of globalization, particularly international migration, …

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In the Valley of Coachella With Author Susan Straight

The landscape is a beautiful confluence of geometry – Cahuilla tribal land, small ranchos and trailer parks, palm gardens and polo grounds, rimmed by mountains in purple and gold. – Susan Straight A native Californian and award-winning author, Susan Straight creates a story map of the streets of Coachella, beautifully …

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Historical Timeline

What were you doing in 1975…1985…1995? Since California Humanities first opened its doors in 1975,  we have sought to encourage people to: learn more about the complex history of our state and all its peoples to gain greater understanding of our individual and collective experiences, to think  about the values, …

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Executive Function with President & CEO Julie Fry

California Humanities President & CEO Julie Fry is currently featured in the winter issue of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ magazine Executive Function section.  Travel a couple thousand miles northeast of the urban corridors of Julie Fry’s office in downtown Oakland, and you will find the small Wisconsin town …

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In | Dignity Exhibition Open Now in San Bernardino 

In | Dignity Exhibition Open Now in San Bernardino    Republished from Inside CSUSB Online publication: “These two meanings [“indignity” and “in dignity”] capture precisely what the exhibition explores: experiences with oppression, discrimination, and prejudice, and simultaneously the pride and self-respect that we must have for ourselves and for others …

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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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