Manzanar Committee Announces 6th Annual Sue Kunitomi Embrey Student Awards Program

LOS ANGELES — On February 15, the Manzanar Committee announced their Sixth Annual Sue Kunitomi Embrey Student Awards Program, a creative works program in which K-12 students may submit essays, short stories, poetry, works of art, including drawings, collages, posters, and works involving technology, including animation, podcasts, movies, or videos. The program, which was previously... Continue Reading →

2020-21 Katari Program: “We Should Band Together and Stand in Solidarity With Groups Who Face Similar Discrimination and Harassment”

Editor’s Note: The 2020-21 Katari program, which is usually held in early November at the Manzanar National Historic Site, had to be moved to an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the loss of the extremely important placed-based learning component of the program, by all accounts, it seems that we were able to... Continue Reading →

2020-21 Katari Program Taught “Stories and Lessons That I Will Carry on for the Rest of My Life, and Pass Them Down to Others”

Editor’s Note: The 2020-21 Katari program, which is usually held in early November at the Manzanar National Historic Site, had to be moved to an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the loss of the extremely important placed-based learning component of the program, by all accounts, it seems that we were able to... Continue Reading →

2020-21 Katari Project: “While I Wish I Could Have Been There in Person, I Know I Had Still Had the Experience of a Lifetime”

Editor’s Note: The 2020-21 Katari program, which is usually held in early November at the Manzanar National Historic Site, had to be moved to an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the loss of the extremely important placed-based learning component of the program, by all accounts, it seems that we were able to... Continue Reading →

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 →

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