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Meet Our New Grants Manager

NAME: Debra White TITLE: Grants Manager PREVIOUSLY: Senior Grants Manager, Marin Community Foundation GUIDING QUOTE/TAGLINE: To whom much is given, much is required. CURRENTLY READING: The Baptist Heritage by H. Leon McBeth and Birthright by David Needham FAVORITE MOMENT OF CALIFORNIA HISTORY: The Oakland parade for the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State …

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In | Dignity Exhibition Open Now in San Bernardino 

In | Dignity Exhibition Open Now in San Bernardino    Republished from Inside CSUSB Online publication: “These two meanings [“indignity” and “in dignity”] capture precisely what the exhibition explores: experiences with oppression, discrimination, and prejudice, and simultaneously the pride and self-respect that we must have for ourselves and for others …

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Grantee Feature– Straight Outta Fresno

Fresno State’s Valley Public History Initiative launched the public history and archive project Straight Outta Fresno: From Popping to B-boys and B-girls which seeks to document and showcase the local history of hip hop in Fresno and the Central Valley by bringing together academics and the hip hop community. Straight Outta …

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From the Archive– Shades of L.A.

Project Director: Carolyn Kozo Cole; Project Historian: Kathy Kobayashi Shades of LA was a visual history project conducted by the Los Angeles Public Library in response to the devastating fire in 1986 that destroyed 20% of the Library’s collections, including much of its photographic holdings. When California Humanities was asked …

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Your support keeps humanities programs thriving throughout California

HELP US SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CALIFORNIA California Humanities is a nonprofit organization funded by foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals like you. Each year, California Humanities’ programs reach more than five million people throughout our state and beyond. We tell untold stories and amplify unheard voices. By strengthening the rich …

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NEH features War Ink Project Directors in Interview

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) featured California Humanities supported project WAR INK. “Veterans’ tattoos document experiences and share untold stories. War Ink is a virtual exhibit that combines original video, photography and audio interviews to present the stories of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in their own words. The War Ink virtual exhibit …

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Grace Lee’s K-TOWN ’92 Tells a Different Story of LA Riots

Grace Lee’s K-TOWN ’92, an interactive web documentary, was supported by California Humanities through the California Documentary Project Production Grant in 2017. You can watch a clip of the interactive online documentary here until April 28, 2018: http://www.pbs.org/video/k-town-92-reporters-skhfmp/ Read an excerpt from Nina F. Ichikawa‘s Interview with Grace Lee “Grace Lee’s ‘K-TOWN …

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