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California Humanities Awards Nearly $200,000 to Community Stories Projects

We couldn’t be more excited to announce the newest round of Community Stories grant recipients! We’re awarding nearly $200,000 throughout California to 19 projects that cast a light on unique community narratives within our state. These new projects–ranging from an online exhibition, screening, and discussion programs based on oral histories …

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KQED’s Rachel Myrow Opens Our Journalism & Democracy Discussion

Journalism and Democracy in California San Jose State University Student Union Héctor Tobar, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Rob Kuznia, Pulitzer Prize winner journalist and writer Frances Dinkelspiel, author and journalists, co-founder of the local news site, Berkeleyside, Rachael Myrow, KQED South Bay Arts & Culture Reporter Rachael Myrow’s …

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Can the Humanities Help Us Move the Needle on Social Change?

By Natalia Molina, author, Professor of History and Urban Studies at UC San Diego, and California Humanities Board Member What is best about the Humanities and the special contribution it can make to civic participation was on display on a recent panel on immigration at our California Humanities board meeting, held …

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The Challenges Facing Journalism Today

As part of a national celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize, California Humanities is convening a series of discussion forums throughout the state through the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative. The third in the series features a conversation on Journalism and Democracy in California at San Jose …

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