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Archive Category: Press Releases

California Humanities Announces 2020 Library Innovation Lab Cohort

Professional Development and Grant Program Helps Library Staff Respond to Needs of Immigrant Communities

California Humanities Announces Awardees of 2020 California Documentary Project Grants

16 Grantees Awarded $420,000 for Production, Research & Development

California Humanities Announces 2019 Library Innovation Lab Cohort

After a competitive process, California Humanities is pleased to announce awards for the 2019 Library Innovation Lab (LIL) cohort and grant program to ten

California Humanities Awards $175,000 to 11 New Humanities for All Project Grants

Locally-Initiated Projects Include Exhibitions, Workshops, Performances, Films, Festivals, Discussions and Oral Histories For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org, 415.391.1474 x303 May 23,

California Humanities Awards $277,245 to 17 Innovative Projects

Grant Programs Target Emerging Media Makers & Locally-Initiated Public Humanities Projects For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org, 415.391.1474 x303 December 19, 2018

California Humanities Announces 20 New Recipients of Humanities for All Quick Grants for Almost $100,000 in Awards

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org, 415.391.1474 x303 September 9, 2019 (Oakland, CA) — California Humanities proudly announces $99,944 in awards to

California Humanities’ Advocacy Results in First-Ever State Budget Funding Allocation

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org, 415.391.1474 x303 July 25, 2019 (Oakland, CA) — California Humanities is pleased to announce the success

California Humanities Announces New Exhibit We Are More Showcasing Work of Queer Comic Artists in Oakland

Exhibit Takes A Page from No Straight Lines Documentary & Anthology About History of Queer Comics For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org,

California Humanities Presents California on the Table: An Evening Celebrating Our State’s Delicious Food Stories on September 12

Fundraiser at One Kearny Club Features Nikiko Masumoto of Masumoto Family Farms & Food by James Beard-Nominated Chef Reem Assil  For Immediate Release Media

California Humanities Announces New Grant Focus Area “Second Responders” in Wake of Natural Disasters

New Focus on Post-Wildfire Public Humanities Projects Supported by National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman’s Award For Immediate Release Media Contact: Claudia Leung, cleung@calhum.org,