California Attorney General Rob Bonta Joins Speakers’ Lineup for 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

LOS ANGELES — Rob Bonta, Attorney General, State of California, and Ann Burroughs, President/CEO of the Japanese American National Museum, will be featured speakers during the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, to be held online, premiering at 12:00 PM PDT on Saturday, April 30, 2022, on the Manzanar Committee’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/manzanarcommittee. Bonta and Burroughs will... Continue Reading →

80 Years from Executive Order. 9066: Lessons Learned: 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage To Launch April 30

LOS ANGELES — Dale Minami, Fred Korematsu’s lead counsel in his 1983 coram nobis case, Alan Nishio, former Southern California Co-Chair of what was then the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations, Karen Umemoto, Director, UCLA Asian American Studies Center, UCLA Kyodo Taiko and Bonbu Stories will be featured during the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage,... Continue Reading →

2022 Virtual Katari Program Is A Success

by Wendi Yamashita Over the January 15, 2022 weekend, the students who will be organizing the Manzanar At Dusk program participated in our Katari Program. Katari, which means “to tell stories” in Japanese, is two days of intensive, experiential, place-based learning about the unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans during World War... Continue Reading →

Help Manzanar National Historic Site Recover a Part of History

following is a press release from the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association. The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) is seeking to raise $40,000 to help move an original War Relocation Authority administration apartment building back to the Manzanar National Historic Site. The apartment building, once part of what the Japanese American incarcerees called “Beverly Hills,” will... Continue Reading →

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