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Hearst Foundations Award $50,000 to California Humanities

The Hearst Foundations awarded $6 million in grants to nonprofits in California, including a $50,000 grant to California Humanities to support the Literature & Medicine® program. This additional funding will help California Humanities expand the program at health care facilities across the state. Literature & Medicine® is a nationally recognized humanities-based professional development program for health …

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A Disaster Planning and Response Program Saturday in Sonoma

Cultural Connections is hosting a special program featuring museum and library professionals from Exhibit Envoy host venues, as well as from Exhibit Envoy itself. How can you prepare your collections, exhibits, and staff for a natural disaster or crisis? What steps can you take to support your community after an emergency? …

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California Libraries’ Role in Fire Relief

Read the full article on American Libraries: California Libraries in Wildfires’ Wake At California Humanities, our hearts go out to the families and communities devastated by the wildfires in Northern and Southern California. We were heartened to see the recent story in American Libraries magazine, profiling the way that the …

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A Gateway to Public Service and Leadership: Apply to the Capital Fellows Programs by February 11, 2019

A Gateway to Public Service and Leadership Apply by February 11, 2019 to the Capital Fellows Programs – csus.edu/calst/programs Assembly Fellowship Program Executive Fellowship Program Judicial Fellowship Program California Senate Fellows The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized public policy fellowships offering unique experiences in policy-making and development in each …

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Register Now for The 2018 CLA Annual Conference

Early Bird Registration is now Open  for California Libraries Premiere Professional Development Opportunity Registration for California Library Association (CLA) Annual Conference in Santa Clara is now open. The CLA Conference offers a statewide opportunity to immerse yourself in librarianship. From educational programs to the busy exhibit halls to author events and …

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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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