Manzanar Revolt: Every Story Matters

Featured Photo: A funeral is held on December 21, 1942 for James Ito and Jim Kanagawa, both shot by soldiers as they gathered in a crowd on December 6, 1942 at Manzanar (Nagatomi Family Collection/National Park Service). This past Saturday, April 24, was our virtual 52nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. As has been our tradition for... Continue Reading →

California Attorney General Appointee Rob Bonta and Long-Time Activist Jim Matsuoka to be Featured Speakers for 52nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, April 24, 2021

LOS ANGELES — Rob Bonta, Attorney General appointee, State of California, and activist Jim Matsuoka will be the featured speakers for the 52nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, which will be held online on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at 12:00 PM PDT on the Manzanar Committee’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/manzanarcommittee. The theme of this year’s Pilgrimage is Upholding... Continue Reading →

Bonbu Stories and UCLA Kyodo Taiko to be Featured Performers For 52nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, April 24, 2021

LOS ANGELES — Bonbu Stories and UCLA Kyodo Taiko will perform during the 52nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, which will be held online on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at 12:00 PM PDT on the Manzanar Committee’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/manzanarcommittee. Further details about this year’s Pilgrimage program, including speakers and other participants, will be announced at a... Continue Reading →

The 2020-21 Katari Program “Was My Next Significant Step in Learning About the Japanese American Experience and My Own Identity”

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 →

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