Scott Shafer on Jerry Brown

The host of The Political Mind of Jerry Brown shares insights from more than 40 hours with the former governor.

Honoring World AIDS Day

Learn about work we’ve supported that document the impact of HIV on communities in California.

Grantee Event: Let’s Talk About the Middle East Film Series in Arcata on April 5

ARCATA– As part of the Let’s Talk About the Middle East film and discussion series, Humboldt State Univerity History professor Dr. Leena Dallasheh hosts a screening of Mustang (2015, France/Germany/Turkey/Qatar) Set deep in rural Anatolia, Turkey, this is a story of five teenage sisters, orphaned at a young age and raised by relatives. As they […]

Honoring Black History Month

Black History Month, observed in February, is an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and recognizing the role they play in U.S. history. California Humanities is proud to have provided support for projects that have documented California’s African American community and their vital role in shaping our history and contributing to our development. […]

Documentary THE FORCE Streaming on PBS’ Independent Lens

THE FORCE streaming now until February 5, 2018 on PBS’ Independent Lens  In 2014, after over a decade of federal monitoring for misconduct and civil rights abuses, the Oakland Police Department hires Chief Sean Whent—a young, clear-eyed idealist—in hopes of bridging an historically tense divide between its officers and the community they serve. Whent’s intentions and […]

California’s Veterans: War Comes Home Interviews

Launched in 2014, the War Comes Home initiative was launched to help veterans strengthen connections to their communities, and vice versa, and increase awareness and understanding of the impacts of war. Over $300,000 in grants was awarded and provided additional resources to 43 library jurisdictions throughout California, carrying out 856 activities, and reaching almost 2 million people […]