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Summer 2018 Library Innovation Lab Meets

2018 Library Innovation Lab, California Humanities

Our twelve Library Innovation Lab (LIL) 2018 cohort members reconvened in Oakland July 19 and 20 to share what they have learned through two months of intensive research into their communities’ needs and aspirations. Presentations of each library’s tentative plan (including goals, activities, outreach, and assessment strategies) generated lively discussion. …

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Art of Storytelling: Words Uncaged Closing Reception

The California Humanities Art of Storytelling exhibit WordsUncaged: Voices from Inside Lancaster Prison closing reception is on September 27, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in our Oakland office. Words Uncaged, a project funded by California Humanities, is a creative platform created by the men of A-Yard California State Prison, Lancaster and California …

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Art of Storytelling Doc Night: Last Day of Freedom

California Humanities-supported film Last Day of Freedom

In conjunction with our current Art of Storytelling exhibit, WordsUncaged: Voices from insider Lancaster Prison, we invite you to a screening of the Oscar-nominated and California Humanities-supported documentary Last Day of Freedom at our Oakland office on August 21, 2018.  The WordsUncaged: Voices from insider Lancaster Prison exhibit is available …

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Grantseeker Workshop in Corona, Riverside County

California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invite you to attend a free information session about current funding opportunities from NEH program staff and California Humanities in Corona on Monday, July 16th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm hosted by Home Gardens Library, at 3785 Neece Street. California Humanities Program …

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New! Grants for Emerging California Mediamakers Under Age 18

California Humanities is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity through the California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program in support of California’s next generation of documentary mediamakers. Presented in alignment with CA 2020: Youth Perspective and the Future of California, our new statewide initiative focusing on the lives and experiences …

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Library Innovation Lab 2018!

Now in its second year, our Library Innovation Lab (LIL) program supports responsive and relevant public humanities programming in California’s public libraries by providing a practice-based professional development experience for library programming specialists. Cash awards to the participating libraries support innovative programming that will engage immigrant populations and offer welcoming …

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California Humanities Launches CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen with Pulitzer Prize-winner Sonia Nazario

CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen, a new initiative designed to engage a broad cross-section of young Californians in consideration of the vital connections between democracy and journalism, launched on April 11 in partnership with the San Diego Community College District. On Immigration and Journalism, a free public event, …

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