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Torrance Sister City Association seeking applicants for English teacher in Japan

The Torrance Sister City Association is seeking applicants for one experienced English teacher to work at Kashiwa Municipal High School from August 1, 2017. Kashiwa in Chiba Prefecture, is the sister city of Torrance. Applicants must live or work in Torrance, hold a Bachelor’s degree and have a teaching credential/certificate. A minimum one-year contract runs from...
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48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, 2017 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 29

Manzanar Pilgrimage

Forwarded for the Manzanar Committee LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2017 — “Never Again To Anyone, Anywhere! 75th Commemoration of Executive Order 9066” is the theme for the 48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on U.S. Highway 395 in California’s...
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Go For Broke National Education Center “Defining Courage” ongoing

Go For Broke National Education Center will debut its new facilities and groundbreaking Defining Courage exhibition on Saturday, May 28, with a Ribbon Cutting and Homecoming Festival in the Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles. The Defining Courage exhibition will feature free timed-entry during the Homecoming Festival. Exhibition admittance is limited and early reservations...
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Japanese American National Museum “Special Display: Sadako’s Crane” ongoing

Japanese American National Museum Special Display  Sadako’s Crane The crane is currently on display in JANM’s Hirasaki National Resource Center and viewable as part of admission to the museum. Please check the HNRC page for its hours. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on...
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki experience program to be held at Long Beach center, March 12, from 1:30PM

1000 Prayers for Peace (c) Richard Yutaka Fukuhara 2012

Shadows for Peace, for the Sake of the Children: The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience March 12, 2017 (Sunday) Time: 1:30 to 4:00 pm The Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center 1766 Seabright Avenue, Long Beach 90813 Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center presents “Shadows for Peace” featuring music by the Nori Tani and Friends, interviews with...
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2017 / “Love to Nippon” 6th anniversary event for March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake at Los Angeles Police Department HQs, March 5

Forwarded for Love to Nippon The 6th Anniversary of Love to Nippon 2017 Sunday, March 5, 2017 at LAPD HQs Season’s Greetings & wishing you a wonderful holiday season! On behalf of the Love to Nippon Project Committee, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us at the 6th Anniversary...
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2017 / Arizona Matsuri Festival 2017 at Phoenix, Feb. 25-26

Arizona Masturi 2017 Theme Shinkansen

Arizona Matsuri Festival 2017 Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Heritage & Science Park 115 N. 6th Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 (SW corner of 7th St. & Monroe St.) The Arizona Matsuri on Feb. 25-26 in Phoenix is an annual festival which celebrates Japanese culture and heritage, traditional...
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2017 / Gardena institute to present 2017 Day of Remembrance to learn WWII incarceration of Japanese American, Feb. 25

2017 Day of Remebrance Gardena

Forwarded for the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute 2017 Day of Remembrance 75 Year Commemoration Resistance at Tule Lake Feb. 25, 2017, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute free admission The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute is commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, the order...
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2017 / Community group to demand non-profit Keiro to release $70 million to build a new senior facility, Feb. 24

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Community group, Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy will hold a demonstration on Friday, Feb. 24 at 1:00 pm in Little Tokyo to demand non-profit Keiro to release $70 million to build a new senior facility. The demo will start at the north-west corner of Second Street and San Pedro Street, and proceed to the...
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