Press Releases

Announcing California Humanities’ 2021 Library Innovation Lab Awardees

Nancy Reiter of Home Gardens Library hosts a socially distanced storytime with Vietnamese author Vilayvanh Bender.

Providing support to 10 library staff members to develop programs that respond to the needs of immigrant communities.  April 20, 2021 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Cherie Hill, Communications Manager, chill@calhum.org  Image / Courtesy of Home Gardens Library (Oakland, CA) —California Humanities is pleased to announce awards for the 2021 Library Innovation Lab (LIL) grant program to ten …

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THE 3RD ANNUAL NIGHT OF IDEAS PRESENTS VISIONS FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE

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  THE 3RD ANNUAL NIGHT OF IDEAS PRESENTS VISIONS FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE 7–9 PM, JANUARY 28, 2021  Mayor London N. Breed joins virtual showcase of Bay Area thinkers, artists and activists hosted by KQED Forum’s Mina Kim. SAN FRANCISCO, JANUARY 13, 2021 – Last February, more than 5,200 revelers …

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California Humanities Announces New Initiative: California on the Ballot

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This important area of focus is supported by the “Why it Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.    (Oakland, CA) — California Humanities is pleased to introduce a new statewide initiative, California on the …

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California Humanities Announces Gubernatorial Appointees to Board of Directors

Governor Newsom’s New Appointees to California Humanities Board of Directors August 13, 2020 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Cherie Hill, Communications Manager, chill@calhum.org  (Oakland, CA) — California Humanities is pleased to announce two new members of the California Humanities Board of Directors who were recently appointed to the board by …

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