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 →

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 →

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