The annual Day of Remembrance commemorates the signing of Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which led to the unconstitutional removal of 120,000 Japanese Americans from the West Coast during World War II.
This year’s Day of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2 pm at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012.
The annual Day of Remembrance is sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League Southwest District, the Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress, the Manzanar Committee, and the Japanese American National Museum.
Program on Feb. 16, 2013:
Remembrance and In Memoriam with a Tribute to Senator Daniel Inouye
Musical Performance by George Abe
Panel on the Civil Liberties Act of 1988: Richard Katsuda, Mitch Maki, Rose Ochi
Pechakucha by the USC Nikkei Student Association
Call to Action: Anan Ameri, Executive Director of the Arab American National Museum
Light refreshments at reception following the program
No reservations – limited seating
For more information: NCRR (213) 284-0336, JACL (213) 626-4471