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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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Congratulations to 15 Humanities for All Quick Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to 15 new public humanities grantees who received funding through the Humanities for All Quick Grant program. These projects each offer meaningful insights into the diverse ways Californians share, offer reflection, and celebrate the humanities in their daily lives – from hands-on workshops that will give youth the opportunity …

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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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