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California Humanities Recovery Grants will direct funds between $2k-$10k for capacity-building project support that will...
07/08/2021
California Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

California Humanities Recovery Grants will direct funds between $2k-$10k for capacity-building project support that will enable applicants to meet the needs of their communities and respond to current and longer-term challenges. Appropriate activities include but are not limited to expert assistance from humanities experts, peer-to-peer learning experiences, program research, and community needs assessments. Applications are due July 21. Visit https://bit.ly/3wejNiO for more information.

#funding #grants #relief

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In recognition that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the public humanities field across the state, California Humanities will direct funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to meet the emergency needs of organ...

Museums across California are reopening. Here’s a list of major museums across the state that are open to the public. ht...
07/07/2021

Museums across California are reopening. Here’s a list of major museums across the state that are open to the public. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2021-03-03/california-museums-reopening-covid

#museums #LATimes

Image: Painting from Visualizing Language in Oaxaca in LA 2017

Museums across California are reopening. Here’s a list of major museums across the state that are open to the public. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2021-03-03/california-museums-reopening-covid

#museums #LATimes

Image: Painting from Visualizing Language in Oaxaca in LA 2017

Are you interested in attending a humanities-related event? Check out our website calendar to find an event near you. ht...
07/06/2021

Are you interested in attending a humanities-related event? Check out our website calendar to find an event near you. https://calhum.org/events/2021-07/

#humanities #thingstodo

Are you interested in attending a humanities-related event? Check out our website calendar to find an event near you. https://calhum.org/events/2021-07/

#humanities #thingstodo

Produced by Kaimera Productions, SPACES: Oakland is an immersive experience that merges contemporary performance and the...
07/05/2021

Produced by Kaimera Productions, SPACES: Oakland is an immersive experience that merges contemporary performance and the ancient art of storytelling. Supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant, this site-specific participatory work is created and performed with the local community. Presented in-person at Oakland City Hall, July 9-11 & 16-18.
https://www.kaimeraproductions.com/spaces-oakland

#oaklandsaintdenis #performance #sitespecific

Image: Shawn Gotts, Andrew Suseno, and Funda Gul performing in SPACES: Harlem. Photo by Dylan Lopez.

Produced by Kaimera Productions, SPACES: Oakland is an immersive experience that merges contemporary performance and the ancient art of storytelling. Supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant, this site-specific participatory work is created and performed with the local community. Presented in-person at Oakland City Hall, July 9-11 & 16-18.
https://www.kaimeraproductions.com/spaces-oakland

#oaklandsaintdenis #performance #sitespecific

Image: Shawn Gotts, Andrew Suseno, and Funda Gul performing in SPACES: Harlem. Photo by Dylan Lopez.

Wishing you a safe and joyous holiday weekend!#4thofJulyImage: Favorable Light Studios from Pexels
07/03/2021

Wishing you a safe and joyous holiday weekend!

#4thofJuly

Image: Favorable Light Studios from Pexels

Wishing you a safe and joyous holiday weekend!

#4thofJuly

Image: Favorable Light Studios from Pexels

Pasadena Media is a recipient of a $15,000 California Documentary Project Grant in partnership with Pasadena Unified Sch...
07/02/2021

Pasadena Media is a recipient of a $15,000 California Documentary Project Grant in partnership with Pasadena Unified School District, the Pasadena Educational Foundation and Stars, for the Pasadena Youth Voices Podcast project. The PYVP project will engage predominantly low-income, urban, Latinx, and Black high school youth over the 2021-22 school year in developing a series of podcasts on local issues important to their lives. Read more about this project in this article from @pasadena.now. https://bit.ly/2TFNT0I

Image: Courtesy of Pasadena Media

Pasadena Media is a recipient of a $15,000 California Documentary Project Grant in partnership with Pasadena Unified School District, the Pasadena Educational Foundation and Stars, for the Pasadena Youth Voices Podcast project. The PYVP project will engage predominantly low-income, urban, Latinx, and Black high school youth over the 2021-22 school year in developing a series of podcasts on local issues important to their lives. Read more about this project in this article from @pasadena.now. https://bit.ly/2TFNT0I

Image: Courtesy of Pasadena Media

Congratulations to @RanchoLosAlamitos! Their project, “Women’s Stories from the Gathering Place,” recently received a Hu...
07/01/2021

Congratulations to @RanchoLosAlamitos! Their project, “Women’s Stories from the Gathering Place,” recently received a Humanities for All Quick Grant. Learn more about their work in this article published by the Los Cerritos Community Newspaper. https://bit.ly/3xtrtOQ

Image: Courtesy of Rancho Los Alamitos

Congratulations to @RanchoLosAlamitos! Their project, “Women’s Stories from the Gathering Place,” recently received a Humanities for All Quick Grant. Learn more about their work in this article published by the Los Cerritos Community Newspaper. https://bit.ly/3xtrtOQ

Image: Courtesy of Rancho Los Alamitos

How did the striped rainbow flag become a symbol for LGBTQ rights? Learn more about this California history in this arti...
06/30/2021

How did the striped rainbow flag become a symbol for LGBTQ rights? Learn more about this California history in this article featuring Humanities for All grantee, the GLBT Historical Society. https://bit.ly/3zHXqF4

#LGBTQ #Pride

Image: Symbolic LGBT flag by nancydowd from pixabay

How did the striped rainbow flag become a symbol for LGBTQ rights? Learn more about this California history in this article featuring Humanities for All grantee, the GLBT Historical Society. https://bit.ly/3zHXqF4

#LGBTQ #Pride

Image: Symbolic LGBT flag by nancydowd from pixabay

Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color, Write Now! SF Bay’s 4th anthology of San Francisco Bay Area BIPOC writers and a...
06/29/2021

Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color, Write Now! SF Bay’s 4th anthology of San Francisco Bay Area BIPOC writers and artists launches June 30 with a virtual reading hosted by the San Francisco Public Library. This 324-page anthology with full-color artwork includes poetry, prose, and visual art from 130 contributors-Black, Brown, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ, and a few White allies. This project is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant. Learn more at https://calhum.org/event/essential-truths-book-launch-sf/

#books #bayarea

Image courtesy of Essential Truths SF Book Launch

Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color, Write Now! SF Bay’s 4th anthology of San Francisco Bay Area BIPOC writers and artists launches June 30 with a virtual reading hosted by the San Francisco Public Library. This 324-page anthology with full-color artwork includes poetry, prose, and visual art from 130 contributors-Black, Brown, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ, and a few White allies. This project is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant. Learn more at https://calhum.org/event/essential-truths-book-launch-sf/

#books #bayarea

Image courtesy of Essential Truths SF Book Launch

06/28/2021

Congratulations to Patricia “Patty” Wong, a partner in public humanities projects, city librarian at Santa Monica Public Library, and the first Asian American to serve as president of the American Library Association (ALA). Join her virtual inauguration on June 29, where she will receive the gavel from ALA President Julius C. Jefferson and share her plans for leading the association. Register here, bit.ly/3i8NGx2

This June marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Riots. Read more about the 1921 Tulsa Massacre (Black Wall Stree...
06/26/2021

This June marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Riots. Read more about the 1921 Tulsa Massacre (Black Wall Street) in this @NEHgov article, https://www.neh.gov/article/1921-tulsa-massacre.

#Black Wall Street #Tulsa #Humanities

Image courtesy of Oklahoma Historical Society via Gateway to History

This June marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Riots. Read more about the 1921 Tulsa Massacre (Black Wall Street) in this @NEHgov article, https://www.neh.gov/article/1921-tulsa-massacre.

#Black Wall Street #Tulsa #Humanities

Image courtesy of Oklahoma Historical Society via Gateway to History

NO STRAIGHT LINES: THE RISE OF Q***R COMICS explores how the once underground world of q***r comics grew to encompass th...
06/25/2021

NO STRAIGHT LINES: THE RISE OF Q***R COMICS explores how the once underground world of q***r comics grew to encompass the many mediums, styles, and inspirations that make this art form what it is today. Check out this California Documentary Project-supported film at the Castro Theater, San Francisco, as part of @framelinefest, Sunday, June 27. More info at: http://ow.ly/rmGI50F7R1i

#film #documentary #q***r #pride

Image: NO STRAIGHT LINES Film Still

NO STRAIGHT LINES: THE RISE OF Q***R COMICS explores how the once underground world of q***r comics grew to encompass the many mediums, styles, and inspirations that make this art form what it is today. Check out this California Documentary Project-supported film at the Castro Theater, San Francisco, as part of @framelinefest, Sunday, June 27. More info at: http://ow.ly/rmGI50F7R1i

#film #documentary #q***r #pride

Image: NO STRAIGHT LINES Film Still

Enjoy this lovely collection of community recipes compiled by the Fresno County Public Library, compiled as part of the ...
06/24/2021

Enjoy this lovely collection of community recipes compiled by the Fresno County Public Library, compiled as part of the library’s participation in California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab program. https://bit.ly/3zeImhG

#libraries #community #recipes

Flavors of Home Cover Courtesy of Fresno County Public Library

Enjoy this lovely collection of community recipes compiled by the Fresno County Public Library, compiled as part of the library’s participation in California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab program. https://bit.ly/3zeImhG

#libraries #community #recipes

Flavors of Home Cover Courtesy of Fresno County Public Library

The deadline to apply for a Humanities for All Project Grant is Monday, August 2 at 5 pm PST. These grants provide $10k-...
06/23/2021

The deadline to apply for a Humanities for All Project Grant is Monday, August 2 at 5 pm PST. These grants provide $10k-$20k in funding to support large-scale humanities projects over two years. Learn more at http://ow.ly/Jfaa50F7QWR.

#grants #funding #HumanitiesforAll

Image: Something from Nothing Oil Painting 2017

The deadline to apply for a Humanities for All Project Grant is Monday, August 2 at 5 pm PST. These grants provide $10k-$20k in funding to support large-scale humanities projects over two years. Learn more at http://ow.ly/Jfaa50F7QWR.

#grants #funding #HumanitiesforAll

Image: Something from Nothing Oil Painting 2017

California Humanities Relief Grants will direct funds between $5,000 and $20,000 for short-term general operating suppor...
06/22/2021
California Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

California Humanities Relief Grants will direct funds between $5,000 and $20,000 for short-term general operating support to organizations to meet the immediate needs of their communities and respond to the current challenges presented by the pandemic. Appropriate activities include but are not limited to staff salaries, supplies and materials, and administrative expenses. Applications are due June 30. Visit https://bit.ly/3wejNiO for more information.

#funding #grants #relief

In recognition that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the public humanities field across the state, California Humanities will direct funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to meet the emergency needs of organ...

On Friday 6/25, @frameline presents Frameline Talk: Women in Rock. This online event is a talk with talent and producers...
06/21/2021

On Friday 6/25, @frameline presents Frameline Talk: Women in Rock. This online event is a talk with talent and producers from Frameline45 documentaries F***Y: The Right to Rock and INVISIBLE, focusing on the unbelievable talent of women in the music industry and the struggle for recognition. Learn more at: http://ow.ly/WCb250F7QTX

#film #documentary #CDP

F***Y Flyer Courtesy of Frameline

On Friday 6/25, @frameline presents Frameline Talk: Women in Rock. This online event is a talk with talent and producers from Frameline45 documentaries F***Y: The Right to Rock and INVISIBLE, focusing on the unbelievable talent of women in the music industry and the struggle for recognition. Learn more at: http://ow.ly/WCb250F7QTX

#film #documentary #CDP

F***Y Flyer Courtesy of Frameline

Join Rancho Los Alamitos and the Willmore Baking Company for “Cooking for a Crowd,” a virtual program inspired by Lydia ...
06/19/2021

Join Rancho Los Alamitos and the Willmore Baking Company for “Cooking for a Crowd,” a virtual program inspired by Lydia Shinkle (1876-1960), who worked as the ranch’s cook for 23 years. Learn about Shinkle’s life and labor on a curated virtual tour, then participate in a cookie bake-along from the comfort of your home. This project is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant.

Saturday, June 26
http://ow.ly/RVth50F3p0Y

Join Rancho Los Alamitos and the Willmore Baking Company for “Cooking for a Crowd,” a virtual program inspired by Lydia Shinkle (1876-1960), who worked as the ranch’s cook for 23 years. Learn about Shinkle’s life and labor on a curated virtual tour, then participate in a cookie bake-along from the comfort of your home. This project is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant.

Saturday, June 26
http://ow.ly/RVth50F3p0Y

As we commemorate Juneteenth, we reaffirm our commitment to lift up the histories, voices, and experiences of the people...
06/19/2021
The Mission of Opal Lee, Fort Worth's Grandmother of Juneteenth

As we commemorate Juneteenth, we reaffirm our commitment to lift up the histories, voices, and experiences of the people across our state, and to continue to inform ourselves and our constituents on equity matters. This Juneteenth we share an article about Opal Lee, a formidable 94-year-old on a mission to make Juneteenth a federally recognized holiday. https://bit.ly/3gGyXai

Ms. Opal harnesses all her force trying to create a nationwide federal holiday.

California Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants aim to provide support to organizations that have experienced critical ...
06/18/2021
California Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants - California Humanities

California Humanities Relief and Recovery Grants aim to provide support to organizations that have experienced critical challenges as a direct result of COVID-19, including a decrease or loss of revenue, programming opportunities, paid staff, or venues. Applications are open. Visit https://bit.ly/3wejNiO for more information.

#funding #grants #relief

Image: Buttercup Flowers Santa Cruz

In recognition that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the public humanities field across the state, California Humanities will direct funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to meet the emergency needs of organ...

The deadline to apply for a  Humanities for All Project Grant is Monday, August 2 at 5 pm PST. These grants provide $10k...
06/17/2021

The deadline to apply for a Humanities for All Project Grant is Monday, August 2 at 5 pm PST. These grants provide $10k-20k in funding to support large-scale humanities projects over two years. Learn more at http://ow.ly/TwGI50F3oWg

#grants #funding #HumanitiesforAll

Image: Something from Nothing Oil Painting 2017

The deadline to apply for a Humanities for All Project Grant is Monday, August 2 at 5 pm PST. These grants provide $10k-20k in funding to support large-scale humanities projects over two years. Learn more at http://ow.ly/TwGI50F3oWg

#grants #funding #HumanitiesforAll

Image: Something from Nothing Oil Painting 2017

F***Y: The Right to Rock online streaming is available June 17-27. As part of the @framelinefest, this California Docume...
06/16/2021

F***Y: The Right to Rock online streaming is available June 17-27. As part of the @framelinefest, this California Documentary Project-supported film follows the F***Y band members dubbed “one of the most important female bands in American rock” (David Bowie in Rolling Stone). http://ow.ly/o8RE50F3oOI

#film #documentary #Pride #LGBT
F***Y Flyer Courtesy of Frameline

F***Y: The Right to Rock online streaming is available June 17-27. As part of the @framelinefest, this California Documentary Project-supported film follows the F***Y band members dubbed “one of the most important female bands in American rock” (David Bowie in Rolling Stone). http://ow.ly/o8RE50F3oOI

#film #documentary #Pride #LGBT
F***Y Flyer Courtesy of Frameline

In this interview, Terry Beswick and Eric Sneathan share their thoughts about the GLBT Historical Society’s San Francisc...
06/15/2021

In this interview, Terry Beswick and Eric Sneathan share their thoughts about the GLBT Historical Society’s San Francisco ACT UP Oral History Project. This project, supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant, aimed to preserve and share the history of AIDS activism in the Bay Area in the 1980s and 1990s and draw parallels to contemporary civil and human rights struggles. http://ow.ly/pwlz50F3oKp

#Pride #GLBT

Image: Courtesy of the GLBT Historical Society

In this interview, Terry Beswick and Eric Sneathan share their thoughts about the GLBT Historical Society’s San Francisco ACT UP Oral History Project. This project, supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant, aimed to preserve and share the history of AIDS activism in the Bay Area in the 1980s and 1990s and draw parallels to contemporary civil and human rights struggles. http://ow.ly/pwlz50F3oKp

#Pride #GLBT

Image: Courtesy of the GLBT Historical Society

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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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Your Carr Fire Story: Written and Heard. Celeste White reads her story on JPR's The Jefferson Exchange. #CaliforniaHumanities #calhum #jeffersonex #shastacountyartcouncil #CarrFire
Your Carr Fire Story, Written and Heard read on The Jefferson Exchange. Alexandra Stephen's story is beautifully written. #jeffersonex #CaliforniaHumanities #shastacountyartcouncil #calhum #CarrFire
Your Carr Fire Story: Written and Heard this morning on JPR's The Jefferson Exchange. Thank you Alexandra Stephens. https://www.ijpr.org #calhum #jeffersonex #shastacountyartcouncil #CarrFire
Your Carr Fire Story, Written and Heard. Listen to the Jefferson Exchange. #calhum #shastacountyartcouncil #CarrFire
220+ #poempromptsforthepandemic to date. Beginning in March, I began offering original daily writing prompts (can be easily used for any genre). Today there are over 220. I will continue offering throughout. Hope useful. Enjoy– https://www.instagram.com/.../poempromptsforthepandemic/... https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/poempromptsforthepandemic
This week's, Your Carr Fire Story on The Jefferson Exchange. Stories by Michael Kielich and Lisa Kielich. Thank you. #jeffersonex #CarrFire #calhum #ShastaArtsCouncil
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Your Carr Fire Story: Written and Heard made possible from a grant from California Humanities will be on JPR the Jefferson Exchange October 2nd at 8:30 a.m. KJPR, which is at 1330 am, also at 96.9.
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