2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance – In Photos

The 2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance, held at the Japanese American National Museum, has come and gone. The Manzanar Committee is one of the event’s co-sponsors each year. Here is a relative handful of photographs from the program. 2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance 26 photos.©2020 Gann Matsuda/Manzanar Committee. All rights reserved. Duplication prohibited... Continue Reading →

51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage/2020 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 25, 2020

PILGRIMAGE: Preliminary details announced for 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and 2020 Manzanar At Dusk; Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — Standing Together for Civil Rights is the theme for the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020, at the Manzanar National Historic Site,... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Expresses Grave Concerns Regarding Reports of Persons of Iranian Ancestry Being Detained By CBP

LOS ANGELES — On January 7, the Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk programs, along with the Katari youth education/engagement project, expressed grave concerns regarding reports that the United States Customs and Border Patrol agency has detained persons of Iranian ancestry, including American citizens, at our nation’s borders—singling them... Continue Reading →

Skeletal Remains Found Near Mt. Williamson In Inyo County Positively Identified as Former Manzanar Incarceree Giichi Matsumura

The following is a joint press release from the Manzanar National Historic Site and the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office. INYO COUNTY, CA — On October 7, 2019, two hikers discovered human remains near the far side of the “Williamson Bowl,” above the sixth lake on Mount Williamson. Several attempts were made to recover the remains;... Continue Reading →

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