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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...
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2017 / Los Angeles Day of Remembrance 2017, multimedia program supporting civil rights, to be held Feb. 18

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LOS ANGELES, January 25, 2017 — The Los Angeles Day of Remembrance 2017, a multimedia, multicultural program supporting civil rights for everyone, will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo. The Day of Remembrance is held annually to...
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Manzanar National Historic Site: Two authors of “Wherever There’s Fight” to speak at Day of Remembrance event, Feb 19-20

Manzanar National Historic Site: Two authors of “Wherever There’s Fight” to speak at Day of Remembrance event, Feb 19-20

Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi’s book, Wherever There’s a Fight; How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California, won a Gold Medal in the 2010 California Book Awards. The authors give special focus to the World War II internment of Japanese Americans, foreshadowed by a century of civil liberties...
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