Leslie Aguilar Named Inaugural Recipient of Arnold Maeda Manzanar Pilgrimage Grant

The following is an article from the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument Committee. by Phyllis Hayashibara, Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument Committee In December, 2020, the Manzanar Committee and the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument (VJAMM) Committee announced Leslie Aguilar of Los Angeles, a recent graduate of UCLA, as the inaugural recipient of the Arnold… Continue Reading →

50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage/2019 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 27, 2019

PILGRIMAGE: Preliminary details announced for 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage; Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — The 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on U.S. Highway 395 in California’s Owens Valley, between the towns of… Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Decries Los Angeles Times’ Publication of Inaccurate Letter About Japanese American Incarceration…Again

LOS ANGELES — On December 8, the Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk events, denounced the publication of a letter to the editor in the Los Angeles Times that attempted to justify the forced removal and unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese/Japanese Americans in American concentration camps and other… Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee To Host Book Signing Featuring New Book By Dr. Arthur Hansen About Manzanar “Riot,” Resistance by Japanese American WWII Incarcerees

LOS ANGELES — The Manzanar Committee will host a book signing event featuring Dr. Arthur A. Hansen, one of the leading scholars studying the unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese/Japanese Americans during World War II, who will talk about his new book, Barbed Voices: Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social… Continue Reading →

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