Arts Education Will Keep California Students in School and Prepare Them for Careers

By Ben Allen Special to The Sacramento Bee May 14, 2018, 12 pm Research shows that students who participate in visual and performing arts in school do better academically, socially, emotionally and, eventually, economically. Despite a longstanding state law requiring California’s public schools to provide arts education, only 38 percent of students have access to […]

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 care workers that engages clinical […]