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Recent Youth-Based Projects Supported by California Humanities

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As students and teachers prepare for back to school, we share some grantee projects that focus on engaging youth. California Documentary Project NextGen School-Based Projects With the new school year comes the launch of several recently supported California Documentary Project NextGen projects. CDP NextGen is designed to nurture emerging California …

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TRY HARDER! An Interview with Director Debbie Lum

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“Today’s wave of anti-Asian violence is a stark reminder of a history of anti-Asian sentiment in America and how Asian American Pacific Islanders have been rendered less than human through our invisibility. Without films and stories that capture our humanity, our community cannot survive.” – Debbie Lum, Try Harder! Director/Producer …

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