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Humanities Surface in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers Through Literature & Medicine®

Literature and Medicine Plus - A Program from California Humanities

Literature & Medicine® is a humanities-based professional development program for health care workers that engages clinical staff members in reading and discussion programs facilitated by humanities scholars. Literature & Medicine® invites caregivers to better understand and empathize with the experience of their patients – as well as their peers through …

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California Humanities to Present a Workshop, Humanities Programming That Engages Immigrants, at the 2018 National Humanities Conference in New Orleans

California Humanities staff will be attending and presenting at the National Humanities Conference in New Orleans on November 8-11. California Humanities staff, Lucy Boltz, Felicia Kelly, Lucena Lau Valle, and Debra White, will be presenting a new working group at the conference, Humanities Programming That Engages Immigrants. They will explore …

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Sonia Nazario, Author of “Enrique’s Journey,” to Speak in Bakersfield and San Jose as part of the CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative

Sonia Nazario, Author of Enrique's Journey

California Humanities presents two free public forums with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario. Join California Humanities for ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO in Bakersfield on October 9 and in San Jose on October 16. Nazario won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for her six-part Los Angeles Times …

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Apply for a California Documentary Project Grant By November 1

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018. California? It’s complicated—almost 40 million people and 40 million stories. California Humanities invites proposals for the California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program that tell stories from every corner of the state and explore California in all its complexity. We seek compelling film, audio, and digital …

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Join California Humanities for “On Immigration and Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario” in Bakersfield and San Jose

Sonia Nazario, Author of Enrique's Journey

California Humanities’ CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative Showcases Pulitzer Prize-winner Sonia Nazario California Humanities presents ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO in Bakersfield on October 9 and in San Jose on October 16. These two free public forums are presented in partnership with Bakersfield …

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Library Innovation Lab 2018 Projects Launch

Henry Leonel Sales Hernandez, Library Aide at Oakland Public. Library. Photo Credit: Alfredo Sales Hernandez

Libraries participating in the 2018 Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of Engaging Immigrant Communities through Public Humanities Programming cohort will begin offering public programs in September. First out the gate is Oceanside Public Library, with an appearance and book signing with Enrique Morones, co-author of The Power of One: The …

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Congratulations to 15 New Public Humanities Quick Grant Awardees!

Congratulations to the new recipients of Humanities for All Quick Grants. Each of these projects offer meaningful insights into the diverse ways Californians share, offer reflection, and celebrate the humanities in their daily lives. The projects range from a youth-generated journalism and photography project that captures portraits and stories of …

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