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"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

Archive Category: Press Releases

Announcing California Humanities’ 2021 Library Innovation Lab Awardees

Nancy Reiter of Home Gardens Library hosts a socially distanced storytime with Vietnamese author Vilayvanh Bender.
Providing support to 10 library staff members to develop programs that  respond to the needs of immigrant communities. 

California Humanities Announces Launch of CA 2020: Youth Perspective and the Future of California

March 15, 2018 For Immediate Release 415.391.1474 (Oakland, CA) California Humanities is pleased to announce the launch of CA 2020: Youth Perspective and the

California Humanities Announces Democracy and the Informed Citizen Emerging Journalist Fellowships

Announcing Democracy and the Informed Citizen Emerging Journalist Fellowships

California Humanities Awards $73,700 in Humanities for All Quick Grants for Responsive & Creative Programming

Charlton Lee of The Del Sol String Quartet plays his viola in the Immigration Station barracks on Angel Island.
California Humanities Announces Winter 2021 Humanities for All Quick Grant Awardees

California Humanities Awards $301,735 to 16 New Humanities for All Project Grants

A woman, who is wearing a pink tank top and black running shorts, running up a hill with a city and the ocean below her.
Humanities for All Project Grant May Awards

THE 3RD ANNUAL NIGHT OF IDEAS PRESENTS VISIONS FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE

A photo resembling different moon phases in blue and yellow with the event's date and time. 
  THE 3RD ANNUAL NIGHT OF IDEAS PRESENTS VISIONS FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE 7–9 PM, JANUARY 28, 2021  Mayor London N. Breed joins virtual

California Humanities Wins Schwartz Prize for Outstanding Public Humanities Programming

The Schwartz Prize 2020 medal.
The national award recognizes Library Innovation Lab, which supports responsive and relevant public humanities programming in California’s public libraries.   (Oakland, CA) — California

California Humanities Announces New Initiative: California on the Ballot

Multiple hands in various colors hold papers. Behind them is an outline of the state of California.
This important area of focus is supported by the “Why it Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities

California Humanities Awards $74,805 to 15 Humanities Projects

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California Humanities Announces Summer 2020 Humanities for All Quick Grant Awardees

California Humanities Announces $1,564,616 in CA CARES Humanities Relief and Recovery Grant Awards Statewide

CA CARES Humanities Relief and Recovery Grant Awards Announced