2017 / Little Tokyo: Remembering Hiroshima, Supporting Fukushima, Aug. 5

Forwarded for Fukushima Support Committee

Come together to support Fukushima, Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Saturday, August 5, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Frances Hashimoto Public Plaza, Second Street & Japanese Village Plaza mall crossing, between San Pedro Street and Central Ave. in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

  • Ceremonial event at 4:15pm, the exact time the bomb was dropped. A moment of silence with millions worldwide.
  • Rev. Peter Hata of Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will ring the “Hiroshima Bell” at 4:15pm to commemorate a tragedy of tens of thousands of people and hope for world peace.
  • Michiko Kato: A Fukushima survivor shares her personal account of tragedy, courage and hope.

In remembrance of the tragedies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, this is a call to support current peace efforts and to bring attention to the perils of nuclear power faced by the people of Fukushima, Japan.

This event calls upon Los Angeles to support the courage and perseverance of the children and women of Fukushima in particular, as they demand human rights, quality healthcare, respect for the land and an end to nuclear energy, weapons and wars.

Sponsored by: Fukushima Support Committee, San Fernando Valley Japanese American Citizens League,   Progressive Asian Network for Action, Chatsworth West United Methodist Church, Council for Pacific Asian Theology, Chinatown Community for Equitable Development, Little Tokyo for Peace

For more information, contact Tsukuru by email: tejatmakaur@yahoo.com

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