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

HAYWARD–Curbie Cares

Hayward Public Library 888 C Street, Hayward, United States

HAYWARD– Hayward Library will host events at senior living facilities regularly visited by the bookmobile on Friday, October 27th & Thursday, November 30th. Chinese and Korean immigrant residents of the complex will enjoy talks and demonstrations of healthy Asian cooking techniques by nutritionists, dieticians and the local foodbank. Health and wellness conversations will be followed by recipe […]

HAYWARD–A Shoreline for All: How Citizens and Government Worked Together to Restore the Hayward Shoreline in the 1970s and 1980s

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. Between 1970 and 1990, a remarkable collaboration between citizens and government accomplished one of the most complex environmental restoration projects in history. This collaboration regained the […]

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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 Panel: Country Press and Barrio Expressions: Young People Build Community and Identity in the Bay Area, 1970-1985. 1970s Hayward saw a flourishing of youth movements […]

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HAYWARD–Hidden Garden: A Japanese American Family’s Offer of Friendship Honors Culture and Beauty in 20th-Century Hayward

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. The Shibata family garden and tea house in Hayward were designed by Zenjuro and Koyuri Shibata. Koyuri, who descended from a long line of Buddhist ministers […]

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