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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

SAN BERNARDINO–Exhibit: Afróntalo

The CSUSB Anthropology Museum 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, United States

 21 Afrolatiné Californians and 4 Afro-Mexican communities in their own words  SAN BERNARDINO—One in four Latin Americans has African ancestry. And yet, there is a general deficit of knowledge regarding […]

Free

LOS ANGELES—Exhibit: “Comfort Women” Then and Now

Museum of Social Justice 115 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Caption: Soon-duk Kim, Taken Away, 1995, courtesy of Comfort Women: Then and Now–Who They Were and Why We Should Remember Them. LOS ANGELES—In collaboration with Comfort Women Action for Redress […]

Free

SANTA CRUZ—Exhibit: Sowing Seeds

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Caption: Alice Wiggins, "The Beginning," c. 1942, Photograph, 3.5" x 5", Collection of Mariano Family, https://wiith.ucsc.edu/items/show/929 SANTA CRUZ—Sowing Seeds: Filipino American Stories from the Pajaro Valley explores Filipino labor and […]

Free – $10

WEBINAR—California Humanities Grantseeker Workshop

WEBINAR—California Humanities invites you to attend a free informational session about funding opportunities for humanities programming in California. Join us Friday, May 10 at 11 am PT on Zoom; to […]

Free

RIVERSIDE—FOREVER, CHINATOWN Screening

UCR Arts 3824 Main St, Riverside, CA

RIVERSIDE—Join director James Q. Chan for a free screening of FOREVER, CHINATOWN, a documentary about unknown, self-taught 81-year-old artist Frank Wong who has spent the past four decades recreating his fading […]

Free

LANCASTER—This Valley is Sacred: The Ancestors are Speaking

Lancaster Museum of History & Art 665 W. Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, United States

LANCASTER—The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) is pleased to announce This Valley is Sacred: The Ancestors are Speaking, a multi-faceted exhibition and community engagement project that seeks to […]

Free

WATSONVILLE—Día de Abuelita

Raices y Carino 1205 Freedom Boulevard #Unit 3B, Watsonville, CA, United States

WATSONVILLE—Join us to honor our Abuelita’s, whether biological or chosen, with food, films and ceremony. We will gather to share stories of our beloved elders, build a collective altar to […]

Free
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