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 when it is 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 in context."

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

Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California

“What humanities teaches you is that we are all of the human collective and that we all have a story.”

Cantil-Sakauye is the 28th Chief Justice of  California. The first Asian-Filipina American and  the second woman to serve as the state’s chief  justice, Cantil-Saukauye has served for more than  20 years on California appellate and trial courts.  She has been appointed or elevated to higher  office by three governors.