125,000 Paper Cranes to Washington, D.C. in June 2020 for Tsuru for Solidarity’s “National Pilgrimage to Close the Camps”

The following is a press release from Tsuru for Solidarity. The Manzanar Committee is a partner/endorsing organization. Japanese Americans from across the country will gather next spring in Washington, D.C., June 5-7, 2020, for a National Pilgrimage to Close the Camps. We plan to bring 125,000 paper cranes, or tsuru, as expressions of solidarity with... Continue Reading →

50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage – Official Photo Essay

Even though we published photographs of the 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage shortly after the event was held (April 27, 2019), we’re finally publishing our official photo essay from the event, featuring the stunning photographs by professional photographers Geri Ferguson and Mark Kirchner. Mark and Geri have generously provided photographs of the Manzanar Pilgrimage to us... Continue Reading →

PROTEST: Little Tokyo-Aligned Groups Unite in Opposition to Use of Fort Sill as Detention Center – In Photos

On June 27, 2019, community organizations including East West Players, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Japanese American National Museum (JANM), Little Tokyo Service Center, Manzanar Committee, Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress, Nikkei Progressives, Tuesday Night Project, Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition, Vigilant Love, and Visual Communications sponsored a rally at JANM in Los... Continue Reading →

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