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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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2017 / Japanese American group to protest rent hikes by new owner of senior care facilities, Jan. 28

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Forwarded for Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy JAPANESE AMERICANS TELL OWNER OF CENTURY CITY HOTEL, NO BIG RENT HIKES on OUR ELDERLY! Japanese Americans demand that owner Pacifica Companies not increase rents for elderly at their retirement home. • Elderly Japanese Americans and supporters will hold a press event, rally and picketing in front...
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2016 / Ms. Kay Kayoko Inose: Community leader and Japanese culture advocator Kay Inose awarded Japanese medal

On Nov. 3, Japanese government announced 96 foreign recipients of the Fall 2016 Decoration in Tokyo. The Japanese Decoration or Kunsho in Japanese is designed to recognize their efforts of the people who contribute to Japan. The recipients of the Decoration are announced twice a year in Spring and Fall. Among the recipients of...
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2016 / Crowdfunding: Film project for Naomi Hirahara’s mystery novel “Big Bachi” Oct. 5 – Nov. 4

Film The Big Bachi

Los Angeles, CA – October 5, 2016: First Pond Entertainment proudly announces the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign launch for the feature film, The Big Bachi, adapted from the acclaimed novel, Summer of the Big Bachi, by Edgar award-winning author Naomi Hirahara. The film centers around Japanese American gardener Mas Arai, an atomic bomb survivor, whose...
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2016 / Interfaith Homeless Memorial Service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Covina, Oct. 26

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The East San Gabriel Valley Collation for the Homeless will remember the lives of the homeless who have died in Los Angeles County. Between November 2015 and August 2016, 472 homeless persons have died in Los Angeles County many of whom died on our streets from various causes. Because no one claimed their bodies,...
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2016 / Call for Kumamoto Earthquake Donation

Address Correction: Kumamoto Kenjinkai, c/o Mr. Yoshikuni Okita 19135 South Poseidon Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703 . The Government of Kumamoto Prefecture is currently taking donations to help those affected by the earthquakes that started on April 14. Donations will be accepted until June 30. The Kumamoto Prefecture is requesting donations to be sent by...
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2016 / Japanese American National Museum picks Amnesty activist as Interim CEO

Norman Y. Mineta, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Japanese American National Museum, on June 8, announced that Ann Burroughs has been named Interim President and CEO of the museum, effective immediately. For the remainder of his tenure—through the month of June — Dr. Greg Kimura, the outgoing President and CEO, will...
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2016 / Japanese American National Museum announces its CEO resigns

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JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM ANNOUNCES THAT GREG KIMURA HAS RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT/CEO + MUSEUM BOARD TO APPOINT INTERIM CEO AND LAUNCH NATIONAL SEARCH FOR SUCCESSOR + LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2016  –Japanese American National Museum officials announced today that Dr. G.W. (Greg) Kimura has decided to resign as President and Chief Executive Officer to...
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2016 May 15 / Kumamoto in one month after quake: over 10,000 in shelters

Two major earthquakes in Kumamoto, center of Kuryu region, on April 14 and 16 forced over 180,000 people for seeking shelters and left a total of 49 people dead. As of May 15, roughly 87,000 buildings had been recorded as damaged and or destroy, with some 10,000 people having yet to return home. In...
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