Announcement meeting for new endowment for Japanese American communities, May 22

Discussion and announcement of new endowment

Japanese American in the 21st Century – Announcing the George and Sakaye Aratani UCLA-Community Advancement Research Endowment

Saturday, May 22

9 am – 12 noon

Registration 8:30 am

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, Garden Level

Free and open to public

UCLA’s Asian America Studies Center will announce the creation of the George and Sakaye Aratani UCLA-Community Advancement Research Endowment.

Learn how you and your organization can apply and qualify for new project/research funding that will benefit Japanese American Communities.

Join Asian American Studies faculty from UCLA and community leaders for information and stimulating – discussion on important issues including contemporary Japanese immigration and new directions in Japanese American Studies.

Panel 1:

Japanese Newcomers and Japanese American Women

Professors Tritia Toyota, Valerie Matsumoto, & Ms. Christina Chin

Panel 2:

New Direction: Literature, Community, and Youth

Ms. Naomi Hirahara, Ms. Evelyn Yoshimura, & Ms. Dana Heatherton

Panel 3:

Information on the Endowment

Professors Tritia Toyota, Valerie Matsumoto, & Lane Hirabayashi