Three Reflections on a Weekend at the Manzanar National Historic Site

Editor’s Note: The following is the third installment of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. This installment features thoughts from three of our students. To learn more about this critical educational... Continue Reading →

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association To Support Limited Visitor Services At Manzanar National Historic Site

The following is a press release from the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association, a non-profit partner of the Manzanar National Historic Site. RE-OPENING: Manzanar National Historic Site to re-open January 18-21 and January 25-27 only. Manzanar National Historic Site’s non-profit partner, the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), has generously donated funds to the National Park Service... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Decries Los Angeles Times’ Publication of Inaccurate Letter About Japanese American Incarceration…Again

LOS ANGELES — On December 8, the Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk events, denounced the publication of a letter to the editor in the Los Angeles Times that attempted to justify the forced removal and unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese/Japanese Americans in American concentration camps and other... Continue Reading →

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