Cal Humanities

"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

WINTERS–Cultura y Comunidad

San Juan Capistrano Library 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States

WINTERS– This project aims to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Latinx community of Winters and promote community health and well-being. In collaboration with community partners, the Winters Community […]

POV SHORTS SEASON 6–SOL IN THE GARDEN

PBS Station

 POV Shorts Season 6 Unveils New Dimensions in Storytelling Embark on narratives that crisscross our world, touching deep emotional chords. From Denver City's oil-driven pulse and LA's tinderbox streets, to intimate […]

Free

HAYWARD–Community Panel

Hayward Public Library 888 C Street, Hayward, United States

HAYWARD-Join a series of community conversations about how Hayward histories shape our lives today. Each conversation will feature individuals who made history through sustained local action and community work. Community […]

Free

SAN FRANCISCO–Exhibit: Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range

de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco, CA, United States

Above: Gregg Castro (T’rowt’raahl Salinan, Rumsien and Ramaytush Ohlone), culture director, Association of Ramaytush Ohlone. Photograph by Kirti Bassendine SANTA CRUZ—Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range: Enduring Relationships with the Land is […]

Free

OCOTILLO—Evening With An Expert: Carly Creley-Imperial Geographies

Imperial Valley Desert Museum 11 Frontage Road, Ocotillo, CA, United States

OCOTILLO—Join an evening with artist and environmental scientist Carly Creley, where she will share her current project Imperial Geographies. The project examines the hidden inequities and environmental justice issues that […]

$35

VENICE–Exhibit opening: Where Has All the Affordable Housing Gone?

Beyond Baroque 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

…in search of lost rent-control housing in Venice… VENICE—Visit the exhibit opening for “Where Has All The (affordable) Housing Gone?” a participatory, community-based art project that explores the loss of […]

Free

SAN JÓSE–Before Silicon Valley Launch

San Jose City Hall North Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA, United States

**UPDATE 10/12/23: The venue for the Tardeada from 1-4 pm will now be held at the Roosevelt Community Center, at 901 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. SAN […]

Free

SAN BERNARDINO–Black Latina performance and discussion

California State University, San Bernardino 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, United States

SAN BERNARDINO—A production of Black Latina Movement, Black Latina is the story of being a Black Latina in the US. Whether born with dark skin, or African American and Hispanic, […]

Free