51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage/2020 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 25, 2020

PILGRIMAGE: Preliminary details announced for 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and 2020 Manzanar At Dusk; Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — Standing Together for Civil Rights is the theme for the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020, at the Manzanar National Historic Site,... Continue Reading →

Katari Project Was “An Eye-Opening Experience”

During the weekend of November 2-3, 2019, 14 college students went on a journey that they will likely never forget, as part of our youth education and engagement project, Katari: Keeping Japanese American Stories Alive, a two-day, intensive, experiential, place-based learning opportunity at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Over the next couple of weeks, each... Continue Reading →

Do We Confront or Conciliate Xenophobia?

by Bruce Embrey Last year, George Takei was appalled at what was happening on our southern border. He wrote: “...Unless we act now, we will have failed to learn at all from our past mistakes. Once again, we are flinging ourselves into a world of camps and fences and racist imagery—and lies just big enough... Continue Reading →

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