Manzanar Committee Denounces Anti-Asian Racism, Xenophobia, Violence Fueled by COVID-19 Virus-Related Hysteria

LOS ANGELES — On March 20, the Manzanar Committee denounced the racism, xenophobia and violent attacks targeting Asians/Asian Americans resulting from COVID-19 virus-related hysteria, much of it fueled by President Donald Trump referring to the virus as the “China Virus” or the “Chinese Virus,” and his staff referring to it as the “Kung Flu,” despite... Continue Reading →

2020 Minidoka Pilgrimage Cancelled

The following is a statement from the Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee. The Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee has decided to cancel the 2020 Minidoka Pilgrimage that was scheduled to take place July 9-12, 2020, due to the ongoing health situation created by the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). We take the health and well-being... Continue Reading →

Manzanar National Historic Site Closes Visitor Center, Block 14 Structures Due To COVID-19 Virus-Related Precautions

The following is a press release from the National Park Service. MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE is modifying operations to implement latest health guidance. INDEPENDENCE, CA — Manzanar National Historic Site is taking proactive steps to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local and state authorities... Continue Reading →

2020 Tule Lake Pilgrimage – CANCELLED

The following is a press release from the Tule Lake Committee. The Tule Lake Pilgrimage Committee has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Tule Lake Pilgrimage. The Pilgrimage was scheduled for July 3-6, 2020. “Our decision to cancel this year’s pilgrimage was a difficult one, motivated by concern over the risks to health and safety... Continue Reading →

UCLA Kyodo Taiko To Perform at the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and the 2020 Manzanar At Dusk program have been POSTPONED. Further information: https://manzanarcommittee.org/2020/03/12/51st-postponed. PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles and Gardena. LOS ANGELES — UCLA Kyodo Taiko will perform at the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, Saturday, April 25, 2020, starting at 11:30 AM... Continue Reading →

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