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Sign My Name to Freedom

“It’s through the humanities that one learns empathy…”   -Betty Reid Soskin       April is Black Women’s History Month, an opportunity to embrace the achievements and to build awareness of the contributions of generations of Black Women and minority women of African descent. Born in Detroit, raised in New …

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2018 California Documentary Project Awards Announced!

California Humanities is pleased to announce $302,000 in awards to 14 new film, audio and interactive media projects through the 2018 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program. From a film highlighting the origins of the disability rights movement; to a radio series examining the social and economic impact of drought …

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Grantee Feature– Getting Here: LA Stories of Immigration

Getting Here: LA Stories of Immigration stimulated hundreds of young people to hand-write letters and share their story of childhood migration. We are proud to share their work as a grantee of our new grant program Humanities for All. This project was awarded a Humanities for All Quick Grant from California …

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Humanities for All Quick and Project Grant Awards

Congratulations to 25 new public humanities grantees who received funding through the Humanities For All grant program in December 2017. These projects ask the big questions on topics important to us as Californians and as global citizens– around food systems, economic inequality, intergenerational understanding and more. Check out the full …

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