Alan Nishio To Be Keynote Speaker at 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and the 2020 Manzanar At Dusk program have been POSTPONED. Further information: https://manzanarcommittee.org/2020/03/12/51st-postponed. PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — On February 15, the Manzanar Committee announced that long-time community activist and mentor Alan Nishio will be the keynote speaker for the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage,... Continue Reading →

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

The 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and the 2020 Manzanar At Dusk program have been POSTPONED. Further information: https://manzanarcommittee.org/2020/03/12/51st-postponed. 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... 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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