Press Releases

California Humanities celebrates 40th Anniversary with National Humanities Leader

November 10, 2015 This week, California Humanities will celebrate its 40th anniversary together with the 50th anniversary of its primary partner, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). A celebration with grantees, partners, and past and present leadership at the Scottish Rite Temple in Oakland will include remarks by the NEH Chairman, William “Bro” Adams.

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California Humanities Northern California Headquarters Moves to Historic Neighborhood in Oakland, CA

August 19, 2015 Today, California Humanities announced the move of its Northern California office from its long-held base in San Francisco to the heart of Old Oakland. The new headquarters will be located above Swan’s Market, a historic marketplace that was once a major shopping destination in Oakland, and now houses restaurants, stores and businesses in a revitalized neighborhood.

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California Humanities Announces Statewide Veterans Project, War Comes Home

(San Francisco, CA) California Humanities announces the launch of an initiative focused on the experience of veterans returning from war. War Comes Home will create opportunities for communities across California to grapple with tough questions: What responsibilities do we have to those whom our country has sent into harm’s way? …

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