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Applications for Humanities for All Quick Grants are due on Monday, June 15. Get more information on our website about h...
06/08/2020

Applications for Humanities for All Quick Grants are due on Monday, June 15. Get more information on our website about how these grants can support your upcoming humanities-focused public programs. https://bit.ly/3dMOmTC
#HumanitiesforAll #grants #CaliforniaHumanities #PublicHumanities

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Deadlines Approaching for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Apply by  June 10 for Recovery Grants and Jun...
06/08/2020
CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

Deadlines Approaching for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Apply by June 10 for Recovery Grants and June 15 for Relief Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field across California caused by COVID-19, California Humanities is offering grants to provide much-needed funds to the public humanities sector thanks to funding through @nehgov and #StateofCalifornia. Visit our website for all grant details: https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm

#californiahumanities #covid19 #covid #grants #humanities #humanitiesmatter #nationalendowmentforthehumanities #caresact #california

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We’re hiring! Learn about our Communications Manager position at https://bit.ly/2YXXfoU. This position develops strategi...
06/07/2020

We’re hiring! Learn about our Communications Manager position at https://bit.ly/2YXXfoU. This position develops strategic communications plans, manages digital media, and markets the programs and events of California Humanities to advance our mission. Check it out! #humanities #ApplyNow #JobOpening #Communications #Marketing

Do you work in California’s public humanities sector? If so, you might be eligible to receive funding through CA CARES H...
06/06/2020
CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

Do you work in California’s public humanities sector? If so, you might be eligible to receive funding through CA CARES Humanities Relief and Recovery grants. Upcoming grant deadlines are June 10 for Recovery Grants and June 15 for Relief Grants. Visit our website for complete details on how to apply, FAQs, and guidelines at https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm.

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Happening TODAY on Facebook Live! Join the naturalists at Elkhorn Slough Reserve on Facebook  for “Weaving Yesterdays” t...
06/06/2020
Facebook Live—Weaving Yesterdays - California Humanities

Happening TODAY on Facebook Live! Join the naturalists at Elkhorn Slough Reserve on Facebook for “Weaving Yesterdays” today on Facebook Live at 1 – 2 pm. Today’s topic is the late 1800’s and the Empire Gun Club. On the first Saturday of each month until October 3, 2020, reserve naturalists will visit different locations in the watershed to share stories of the Elkhorn Slough’s rich cultural heritage and ecological history. Tune in at: https://bit.ly/3e2h5nk

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#FamilyFriendly #humanities #CulturalHeritage #Elkhorn

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WEBINAR - Join California Humanities on Thursday, June 11 from 11 am – 12:15 pm for an informational session about our u...
06/05/2020

WEBINAR - Join California Humanities on Thursday, June 11 from 11 am – 12:15 pm for an informational session about our upcoming Humanities for All Project Grants. Connect with us and get your questions answered. Registration is required. All details at: https://bit.ly/365iO8L

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Image Description/Alt Text for Screen Readers: Urban Futures Lab Fellow Emiritus, Chris Barahona, leading a tour of HiFi for Public Matters staff at Unidad Park. April 2019.

Deadline extended to June 12! Join the team at California Humanities as our Communications Manger in our Oakland office....
06/05/2020

Deadline extended to June 12! Join the team at California Humanities as our Communications Manger in our Oakland office. Apply by June 12, 2020. Check out the job listing at https://bit.ly/2YXXfoU

California Humanities is excited to share with you the recent international media coverage of our Oakland/Saint-Denis pr...
06/05/2020

California Humanities is excited to share with you the recent international media coverage of our Oakland/Saint-Denis project. We are truly enjoying working on this project with our partners and look forward to sharing more about our future progress. https://bit.ly/3bZGYTD

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#humanities #Oakland #SaintDenis #France #culture

Congratulations! Our spring 2020 Humanities For All Project Grant awardees were announced today. Check out the winners o...
06/04/2020

Congratulations! Our spring 2020 Humanities For All Project Grant awardees were announced today. Check out the winners of these locally-initiated public humanities projects from across California. https://bit.ly/3gW59pq

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We've compiled a list resources for the humanities and arts field for organizations and individuals especially impacted ...
06/04/2020
Resources for the Humanities and Arts in the COVID-19 Crisis - California Humanities

We've compiled a list resources for the humanities and arts field for organizations and individuals especially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Please note that including these organizations and resources does not constitute an endorsement from California Humanities; individuals and organizations seeking assistance should do their own due diligence to research these opportunities to learn if they are a good fit. Please check back as we are updating this list regularly. https://bit.ly/3ddwwc6

#PublicHumanities #resources

In addition to our commitments to our grantees, California Humanities is a part of a strong network

Don’t Forget: Apply for a CA Cares Emergency Relief Grant from California Humanities. Upcoming applications deadlines ar...
06/03/2020
CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

Don’t Forget: Apply for a CA Cares Emergency Relief Grant from California Humanities. Upcoming applications deadlines are on June 10 for Recovery Grants and June 15 for Relief Grants. Visit our website for all grant details and
to apply: https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm.

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#covid #grants #humanities #caresact

In recognition that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the public humanities field ac

Applications for Humanities for All Quick Grants are due on Monday, June 15. Get more information on our website about h...
06/03/2020

Applications for Humanities for All Quick Grants are due on Monday, June 15. Get more information on our website about how these grants can support your upcoming humanities-focused public programs. https://bit.ly/3dMOmTC

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#HumanitiesforAll #grants #CaliforniaHumanities #PublicHumanities

Streaming Now on PBS - Catch a free stream of the California Humanities-supported film NAILED IT (2017) on PBS American ...
06/02/2020
PBS—Now Streaming: NAILED IT - California Humanities

Streaming Now on PBS - Catch a free stream of the California Humanities-supported film NAILED IT (2017) on PBS American ReFramed from May 26 – June 25. From Los Angeles to the Bronx, NAILED IT introduces the people behind this industry. Nail salons offered the Vietnamese community a pathway to pursue the American dream and financial independence. In turn, the salons offer a space for “me time,” community, and affordable luxury for people of diverse social and economic backgrounds. https://bit.ly/3bPs7Lb

NAILED IT is supported by California Humanities through a California Documentary Project grant.

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#documentary #film #AsianAmerican #humanities

 

California Humanities stands with our fellow humans engaged in this long struggle for justice across the country and wil...
06/01/2020

California Humanities stands with our fellow humans engaged in this long struggle for justice across the country and will do what we can to help achieve an equitable California.
#humanities #California #GeorgeFloyd

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Do you work in California’s public humanities sector? If so, you might be eligible to receive funding through CA Cares H...
06/01/2020
CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

Do you work in California’s public humanities sector? If so, you might be eligible to receive funding through CA Cares Humanities Relief and Recovery grants. Upcoming grant deadlines are June 10 for Recovery Grants and June 15 for Relief Grants. Visit our website for complete details on how to apply, FAQs, and full guidelines. https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm

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In recognition that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the public humanities field ac

Applications now being accepted for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public...
05/31/2020
CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

Applications now being accepted for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field across California caused by COVID-19, California Humanities is offering grants to provide much-needed funds to the public humanities sector thanks to funding through National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of California.
Deadlines:
Recovery Grants - June 10
Relief Grants - June 15
Visit our website for all details: https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm
#californiahumanities #covid19 #covid #grants #humanities #humanitiesmatter #nationalendowmentforthehumanities #caresact #california

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In recognition that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the public humanities field ac

Humanities for All Quick Grants applications are now being accepted through June 15. Get more information on our website...
05/30/2020

Humanities for All Quick Grants applications are now being accepted through June 15. Get more information on our website about how these grants from California Humanities can support your upcoming humanities-focused public programs. All details: https://bit.ly/3dMOmTC
#HumanitiesforAll #grants #CaliforniaHumanities #PublicHumanities

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Search Extended to June 1. Join the team at California Humanities! We are searching for a new Communications Manager to ...
05/29/2020

Search Extended to June 1. Join the team at California Humanities! We are searching for a new Communications Manager to join our staff of humanities enthusiasts. Check out the position description, and apply by June 1. https://bit.ly/2YXXfoU

WEBINAR - California Humanities is offering an informational webinar about our upcoming Humanities for All Project Grant...
05/29/2020

WEBINAR - California Humanities is offering an informational webinar about our upcoming Humanities for All Project Grants on Thursday, June 11 from 11am – 12pm. Connect with us and get your questions answered about how to apply for a Humanities for All Project Grant. Registration is required. All details at: https://bit.ly/365iO8L
#grants #humanities #california #humanitiesforall #webinar

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Apply TODAY for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field ac...
05/29/2020

Apply TODAY for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field across California caused by COVID-19, California Humanities is offering grants to provide much-needed funds to the public humanities sector thanks to funding through National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of California.
Recovery Grants Deadline - June 10
Relief Grants: Deadline - June 15
Visit our website for all details: https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm
#californiahumanities #covid19 #covid #grants #humanities #humanitiesmatter #nationalendowmentforthehumanities #caresact #california

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Apply soon! Our Humanities for All Quick Grant deadline is on June 15. These grants support high quality humanities lear...
05/28/2020

Apply soon! Our Humanities for All Quick Grant deadline is on June 15. These grants support high quality humanities learning experiences for the public that draw upon the methods and insights of the humanities, foster greater understanding among people, and invite thoughtful reflection and consideration of topics important to Californians. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3bN7hfw
#grants #humanities #california #humanitiesforall

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Apply TODAY for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field ac...
05/27/2020
CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

Apply TODAY for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field across California caused by COVID-19, California Humanities is offering grants to provide much-needed funds to the public humanities sector thanks to funding through National Endowment for the Humanities
and #StateofCalifornia.

Application deadlines are coming up soon! June 10 for Recovery Grants and June 15 for Relief Grants. Visit our website for all grant details: https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm
#californiahumanities #covid19 #covid #grants #humanities #humanitiesmatter #nationalendowmentforthehumanities #caresact #california

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In recognition that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the public humanities field ac

Search Extended to June 1. We're searching for a qualified Communications Manager to join our California Humanities team...
05/27/2020

Search Extended to June 1. We're searching for a qualified Communications Manager to join our California Humanities team. Apply by June 1, 2020. Check out the job listing at https://bit.ly/2YXXfoU

Happening TONIGHT - Watch the story of Margaret Jessie Chung (1889–1959), on the Unladylike2020 website. She was the eld...
05/27/2020

Happening TONIGHT - Watch the story of Margaret Jessie Chung (1889–1959), on the Unladylike2020 website. She was the eldest of 11 children in a Chinese immigrant family, who graduated from the University of Southern California Medical School in 1916. Cheung went on to become the first American-born Chinese female doctor. All details at: https://bit.ly/3cvRx1x.

UNLADYLIKE 2020 is supported by California Humanities through a California Documentary Project grant.
#HumanitiesatHome #AsianAmerican #WomensHistory #ChineseAmerican

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Join California Humanities on Thursday, June 11 from 11am-12pm for an informational session about our upcoming Humanitie...
05/27/2020

Join California Humanities on Thursday, June 11 from 11am-12pm for an informational session about our upcoming Humanities for All Project Grants. Connect with us and get your questions answered. Registration is required. All details at: https://bit.ly/365iO8L
#grants #humanities #california

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Catch “Nailed It” on America Reframed on May 26 at 9 pm! From Los Angeles to the Bronx, Nailed It introduces the people ...
05/26/2020
BROADCAST—NAILED IT on America ReFramed - California Humanities

Catch “Nailed It” on America Reframed on May 26 at 9 pm! From Los Angeles to the Bronx, Nailed It introduces the people behind the nail salon industry. Nail salons offered the Vietnamese community a pathway to pursue the American dream and financial independence. In turn, the salons offer a space for “me time,” community, and affordable luxury for people of diverse social and economic backgrounds. All details: https://bit.ly/3cpZBkA

Nailed It is supported by California Humanities through a California Documentary Project grant.
#documentary #film #AsianAmerican #humanities

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Apply by 5 pm TODAY for our Communications Manager position! Today is the last day to apply for our Communications Manag...
05/25/2020

Apply by 5 pm TODAY for our Communications Manager position! Today is the last day to apply for our Communications Manager position! Join our team of humanities enthusiasts at California Humanities and work with us on our communications and marketing. https://bit.ly/2YXXfoU

#communications #jobopportunity #hiring #communicationsmanager #job #marketing #humanities #Oakland

California Humanities offers a Literature & Medicine program in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers across California. This...
05/25/2020

California Humanities offers a Literature & Medicine program in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers across California. This is a nationally recognized humanities-based, professional development program for health care workers that engages clinical staff members in reading and discussion programs facilitated by humanities scholars. Learn more about this program that aims to improve the health care of veteran patients through the humanities. https://bit.ly/2WB6xWq

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On May 27, watch the story of Margaret Jessie Chung (1889–1959), on the Unladylike2020 website. She was the eldest of 11...
05/24/2020

On May 27, watch the story of Margaret Jessie Chung (1889–1959), on the Unladylike2020 website. She was the eldest of 11 children in a Chinese immigrant family, who graduated from the University of Southern California Medical School in 1916. Cheung went on to become the first American-born Chinese female doctor. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3cvRx1x.

UNLADYLIKE 2020 is supported by California Humanities through a California Documentary Project grant.

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Image Description/Alt Text for Screen Readers: Vibrant painting of Chinese American doctor Amelie-Chabannes who is wearing round glasses and her white doctor’s coat.

Join our team at California Humanities! We are searching for a qualified Communications Manager to join our staff of hum...
05/23/2020

Join our team at California Humanities! We are searching for a qualified Communications Manager to join our staff of humanities enthusiasts. Check out the position description, and apply by May 25. https://bit.ly/2YXXfoU

Apply today for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field ac...
05/22/2020
CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

Apply today for CA CARES: Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants. Due to serious impact on the public humanities field across California caused by COVID-19, California Humanities is offering grants to provide much-needed funds to the public humanities sector thanks to funding through the National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of California.
Recovery Grants Deadline - June 10
Relief Grants: Deadline #2 - June 15
Visit our website for all details, and apply today! https://bit.ly/2W6ZFjm

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We're 5-10 minutes away from 12th Street Oakland BART. Local bus lines include AC Transit 12, 20, 26, 40, 62, 88, and all Broadway corridor buses.

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We are an independent nonprofit organization and a partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Since 1975, we have been promoting the humanities as relevant, meaningful ways to understand the human condition and connect us to each other in order to help strengthen California. We produce, fund, create, and support humanities-based projects and programs, eye-opening cultural experiences and meaningful conversations. In our more than 40 year history, California Humanities has awarded over $30 million in grants across the state, reaching every Congressional district.

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Educators in all disciplines are invited to apply for a weeklong National Endowment for the Humanities Landmark Workshop at Kent State University. 50 years after student protestors were shot at Kent State, the historic event is recognized for changing public opinion about the Vietnam War; setting precedent in the US Supreme Court; changing National Guard armament policy; helping to lower the voting age to 18; and reminding us to practice and protect the First Amendment. See details below. --Laura Davis, professor emerita, English, Kent State
RAEB screens The Long Shadow OAKhosted by Resistance Action East Bay (RAEB) "The past makes the present inevitable" Grand Lake Theatre 3200 Grand Avenue #Oakland Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 7:15 p.m. Tickets Available Now In advance: Online at renaissancerialto.com At the door: 3200 Grand Ave., Oakland on April 11 The Long Shadow is a wonderful new feature-length documentary on the origins and legacy of slavery. Filmmaker and investigative journalist Frances Causey, a daughter of the South, set out to explore her personal family history of slaveholding. Her investigation traces slavery's history from America's founding up through its insidious ties to racism today. thelongshadowfilm.com Following the film will be a Q and A with the filmmakers and a discussion of what we can do now to work for racial justice. See thelongshadowfilm.com for more information and a trailer. Proceeds of this Fundraiser will support these important causes: - To promote further distribution of this great film, including free showings to school children; and - To raise funds for local People of Color-led racial justice organizations. Resistance Action East Bay (RAEB) is a local group promoting active citizenship and an Indivisible affiliate, and is hosting this fundraiser. Co-sponsored by KPFA Radio. RAEB | Indivisible Resistance Action East Bay (RAEB), a local group promoting active citizenship and an Indivisible affiliate, is hosting this fundraiser to help us strengthen our work for racial justice and to support throwing all 14 Republican members of Congress from California out of office in November. indivisble-raeb.org
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At the Museum of Tolerance, we are seeking experienced Dialogue Facilitators for a our professional development programs! This part time paid role supports experiential programming including custom tours and courageous conversations that promote understanding, inclusion and equity. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2iESyMe
The 6th Annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival will be held at the San Francisco Public Library on Dec 2, 10am-6pm and Dec 3, 12-5pm. Free admission! More info at: www.sfveteransfilmfestival.org See you there!