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Stories of Engagement

Check out behind-the-scenes stories about all of the wonderful activities, events, and programming that engages our students, community members, and faculty with important topics and experiences

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Public Art Tour Returns with Support from City of San Jose for Spring 2024

The Public Art as Resistance Walking Tour received another grant, funded by the City of San Jose, to offer more walking tours free to the public during Spring 2024.

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Inaugural "Best of.." Awards Announced May 2023

Join us in congratulating Reiko Kataoka and J. Michael Martinez for receiving the Best of Community Engagement and Best of Interdisciplinary Engagement for AEPG Projects in 2022-2023

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Congratulations to 2023-2024 Grant Awardees!

Read about all the wonderful Artistic Excellence Programming Grant projects for 2023-2024 (April 2023)

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Public Art Tour is Back with an Abierto Grant!

The Public Art as Resistance Walking Tour received another grant, funded by the City of San Jose, to offer more walking tours free to the public during Spring 2023.

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Public Art Walking Tour Gets Noticed as Exemplary Project

Excited to have the Public Art as Resistance project featured in this new Humanities for All report "Approaches to Training in the Public Humanities" 

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Public Art & "Speed of Trust"

Join us on Sunday, January 8, 2023, for a roundtable discussion, "Public Art as Resistance: A Model for Working at the 'Speed of Trust,'" at the Annual Modern Language Association Convention in San Francisco

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Public Art as Resistance Walking Tour published in Humanities for All

Read more about the Public Art as Resistance in San José walking tour project and its community engagement (Sept 2022)

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Congratulations to 2022-2023 Grant Awardees!

Read about all the wonderful Artistic Excellence Programming Grant projects for 2022-2023 (Mar 2022)

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H&A in Action Receives Grant Award from Cal Humanities

H&A in Action-Geography of the Arts received a generous $5,000 grant from Cal Humanities to support a public art walking tour, Instagram hashtag competition, exhibit, and panel on public art as resistance (Feb 2022)

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H&A in Action awarded Abierto Grant

H&A in Action received a generous $30,000 grant from the Abierto Placemaking Program, City of San Jose to support art pop-ups, nature walks, and culinary delights (Oct 2021)

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Faculty Awards for Outstanding Assignments

Join us in congratulating five faculty for their award-winning, robust, and engaging assignments, submitted for the Fall 2021 Sustainable Futures Curricular Community initiative (Jan 2022)

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