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 →

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 →

Manzanar Committee Denounces U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on President Trump’s Discriminatory Travel Ban

LOS ANGELES — On June 27, the Manzanar Committee repudiated the ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States in Trump v. Hawai’i, lifting the injunction on President Donald Trump’s travel ban. “We are outraged by the decision of the Supreme Court,” said Manzanar Committee Co-Chair Bruce Embrey. “This travel ban is fundamentally unconstitutional,... Continue Reading →

Exploring Manzanar: Then and Now

During a recent solo trip to the Manzanar National Historic Site in which I spent about 14 hours over roughly two days exploring the site by car and foot, it dawned on me that it was the first time that I was exploring the site in such a detailed fashion or spending as much time... Continue Reading →

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