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Timeless Tales

Timeless Tales is based on ancient stories that reflect humanity’s ongoing transformation. What paths have the Old Ones walked as they faced dilemmas that continue to challenge us today? Do they lend direction to our current journeys? Are we creating new endings with our bodies, hearts and souls? Join us, weaving discoveries from the past Read More…

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Community Stories Grant Received by the Media Center

The Midpen Media Center received a grant from California Humanities’ Community Stories initiative. California Humanities describes the initiative as an “expression of the extraordinary variety of histories and experiences of California’s places and people. (The stories) help us all find our commonalities, appreciate our differences, and learn something new about how to live well together.” Read More…

Made Into America

We are building an archive of immigration stories to highlight the vital role of immigrants in the US and the heroic odysseys away from everything familiar – leading to re-invented lives. Please visit the archive, read some of the accounts (some are videos; most are written) and leave a comment when you are so moved. Read More…

Family Odysseys Project Underway

The Media Center received a grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to develop a multi-media project that celebrates our family stories of coming to the U.S. We are tentatively calling it the “Family Odyssey Project”, but we are open to better names if you leave us a suggestion. The goal of this project is Read More…