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— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

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ONLINE—Reaching New & Underrepresented Audiences

June 16 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm


On June 16, join California Humanities for Reaching New & Underrepresented Audiences a conversation with humanities programmers from across the state, facilitated by Dr. Oliver Rosales of Bakersfield College History Department. This event is part of our new series Tools of the Trade: A Practical Series for Humanities Programmers.

June 16, 2022 4:00-5:00 pm PT

Learn how recent California Humanities grantees are successfully engaging their new and returning audiences with humanities programs. Hear their takeaways from experimenting with a range of outreach and engagement strategies. At the session, you will: -Hear short presentations by programmers across the state -Learn how your peers in libraries, museums and cultural organizations are creating safe ways for people to enjoy public programs in person -Share your own experiences and ask questions -The 60-minute session will feature presentations followed by a Q&A Presenters: Emily Ibanez Cohen, Director, Fruits of Labor documentary and engagement campaign Cheryl Montelle, Project Director, The Art of Resilience Veterans Project: Bringing Warriors Wisdom, Healing, and Homecoming, Mil-Tree Curita Tinker, Project Director, Ahlan Wa Sahlan (Welcome), Anaheim Library, now of City of Cerritos Library Tina Zarpour, Project Director, Welcome to the Mix: Each of Us Has a Story, San Diego Historical Society  About Tools of the Trade: To advance our goals of supporting the public humanities field and assist with recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, California Humanities is pleased to offer a series of free online learning sessions in 2021-2022 to help build and rebuild the capacity of individuals and organizations to provide relevant, responsive, and engaging programs in our communities. Tools of the Trade will spotlight the innovative and creative work being done by California Humanities’ grantees and partners. We will provide opportunities for everyone working in the public humanities field, wherever they may be, to learn from one another and strengthen our sense of commonality and common purpose. Questions? Accessibility needs? Contact Program Associate Kirsten Vega at


June 16
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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