2018 / Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute to host “Day of Remembrance” Program, Feb. 24

The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute invites the public to the annual Day of Remembrance event to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which caused the mass removal and imprisonment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

This year’s theme will be centered on women of the camps and will feature Marlene Shigekawa’s For The Sake of the Children.

Afterwards, a panel discussion with Marlene Shigekawa as well as a few other representatives including those featured in the film, a representative from American Civil Liberties Union and the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
February 24, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute  (Map)
Organized by GVJCI
More information: info@jci-gardena.org , (310) 324-6611
Free to the public, no registration required
Day of Remembrance 2018

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