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— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

Press Releases

 In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition Opens at SPUR (San Francisco) and Oakstop (Oakland) in August 2022

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In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition Opens at SPUR (San Francisco) and Oakstop (Oakland) in August 2022 For Immediate Release Media

$259,000 Awarded to Humanities Projects Reaching New and Underserved Audiences

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California Humanities Announces Summer 2022 Humanities for All Project Grant Awardees

In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis Opening

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Villa Albertine San Francisco and California Humanities Announce Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition and Cultural Exchange

Humanities for All Quick Grants Support Community, History, & Storytelling throughout California

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California Humanities Announces Spring 2022 Humanities for All Quick Grant Awardees

California Humanities Grants $450k to 16 Documentary Projects for Production, Research & Development

California Humanities Announces 2022 California Documentary Project Awards

San Francisco’s Favorite Evening of Talks and Performances, Night of Ideas, is Back In-Person for the 2022 Edition

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Announcing California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab Awardees

California Humanities Announces Fall 2021 Humanities for All Quick Grant Awardees

Emerging Journalist Fellowship Provides $150k in Support for Community College Journalists

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California Humanities Announces 2022 Emerging Journalist Fellowship Awards

Humanities for All Quick Grants Support Re-Imagined Humanities Programming Throughout the State

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California Humanities Announces Fall 2021 Humanities for All Quick Grant Awardees

$210,000 Awarded to Responsive Public Humanities Projects throughout the State

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California Humanities Announces Winter 2021-22 Humanities for All Project Grant Awardees