2020 Minidoka Pilgrimage Cancelled

The following is a statement from the Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee. The Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee has decided to cancel the 2020 Minidoka Pilgrimage that was scheduled to take place July 9-12, 2020, due to the ongoing health situation created by the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). We take the health and well-being... Continue Reading →

Manzanar National Historic Site Closes Visitor Center, Block 14 Structures Due To COVID-19 Virus-Related Precautions

The following is a press release from the National Park Service. MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE is modifying operations to implement latest health guidance. INDEPENDENCE, CA — Manzanar National Historic Site is taking proactive steps to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local and state authorities... Continue Reading →

2020 Tule Lake Pilgrimage – CANCELLED

The following is a press release from the Tule Lake Committee. The Tule Lake Pilgrimage Committee has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Tule Lake Pilgrimage. The Pilgrimage was scheduled for July 3-6, 2020. “Our decision to cancel this year’s pilgrimage was a difficult one, motivated by concern over the risks to health and safety... Continue Reading →

UCLA Kyodo Taiko To Perform at the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and the 2020 Manzanar At Dusk program have been POSTPONED. Further information: https://manzanarcommittee.org/2020/03/12/51st-postponed. PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles and Gardena. LOS ANGELES — UCLA Kyodo Taiko will perform at the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, Saturday, April 25, 2020, starting at 11:30 AM... Continue Reading →

2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance – In Photos

The 2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance, held at the Japanese American National Museum, has come and gone. The Manzanar Committee is one of the event’s co-sponsors each year. Here is a relative handful of photographs from the program. 2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance 26 photos.©2020 Gann Matsuda/Manzanar Committee. All rights reserved. Duplication prohibited... Continue Reading →

Alan Nishio To Be Keynote Speaker at 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and the 2020 Manzanar At Dusk program have been POSTPONED. Further information: https://manzanarcommittee.org/2020/03/12/51st-postponed. PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — On February 15, the Manzanar Committee announced that long-time community activist and mentor Alan Nishio will be the keynote speaker for the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage,... Continue Reading →

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