Manzanar Committee Announces 7th Annual Sue Kunitomi Embrey Student Awards Program

LOS ANGELES — On October 30, the Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk program, along with the youth education project, Katari: Keeping Japanese American Stories Alive, announced their Seventh Annual Sue Kunitomi Embrey Student Awards Program, a creative works program in which K-12 students may submit essays, short stories,... Continue Reading →

Help Manzanar National Historic Site Recover a Part of History

following is a press release from the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association. The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) is seeking to raise $40,000 to help move an original War Relocation Authority administration apartment building back to the Manzanar National Historic Site. The apartment building, once part of what the Japanese American incarcerees called “Beverly Hills,” will... 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 →

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