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— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

Archive Category: Press Releases

California Humanities Announces Gubernatorial Appointees to Board of Directors

Governor Newsom’s New Appointees to California Humanities Board of Directors August 13, 2020 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Cherie Hill, Communications Manager, chill@calhum.org  (Oakland,

California Humanities Announces CA Cares: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants

CA CARES Grants Announced

California Humanities Awards $97,964 to 20 New Humanities Projects

Muralist Alliance's Dangerbeez with community members participating in site-specific durational mural on LA_Portal.
Humanities for All Quick Grant Spring Awards

California Humanities Announces Awardees 
of California Documentary Project NextGen Grants

An African American girl, who is wearing eye glasses, is in a recording studio speaking on a microphone.
2020 CDP NextGen Grant Awards Announced

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and California Humanities present Empowering Culture in Our Cities

Empowering Culture in Our Cities Documentary Announced

California Humanities Presents “California on the Screen: ROMEO IS BLEEDING” on February 12, 2020

  CALENDAR EDITORS PLEASE LIST: FUNDRAISERS, FILM For Immediate Release Media Contact: Cherie Hill, Communications Manager, chill@calhum.org  January 14, 2020 (San Francisco, CA) —California

California Humanities Awards $397,496 to 37 New Projects

Humanities for All Grants Support Locally-Initiated Public Humanities Projects

California Humanities Receives $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Funds Will Support A Touring Program of Independent Films at Community Colleges Throughout California

California Humanities Appoints New Board Chair

Bennett Peji, Vice President of Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego, to Lead Board of Statewide Humanities Organization

California Humanities Joins National Network of Humanities Councils Supporting Innovative Digital Series Celebrating Trailblazing Women

New series UNLADYLIKE2020: Unsung Women Who Changed America received a California Documentary Project grant to help amplify the stories of women who were well