Is there one California story—or are there many? Community Stories (formerly the California Story Fund) gives expression to the extraordinary variety of histories and experiences of California’s places and people. We hope these stories will help us all find our commonalities, appreciate our differences, and learn something new about how to live well together. Click HERE to see a list of past and present Community Stories projects.
In 2011 and 2012, in conjunction with our Searching for Democracy initiative, Community Stories focuses on how different people have found or experienced democracy in their own backyards.
Since 2003, Cal Humanities has supported approximately 400 story projects that have enabled communities to voice, record, and share histories—many previously untold or little known. Through video, photography, murals, zines, documentary theater, audio projects, and more, collected stories have been shared with broad audiences, both live and virtual. See how you can take part and contribute to this ongoing portrait of life in our state.
What’s your story, California?
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Come experience a visual and audio art installation by Walter Hood and Holly Alonso, based on African American stories of Oakland, and add your story to the mix. February 2013-February 2014.Add to Calendar
Join Dr. Grace Yeh of Cal Poly’s Ethnic Studies Department for an exploration and exhibit of local Filipino love stories, and to share your own love stories.Add to Calendar
Watch An American Mosque, a Cal Humanities-supported documentary about the dreams and struggles of a Muslim community in Northern California, during its first California broadcast on PBS.Add to Calendar
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