Katari Project Was “An Eye-Opening Experience”

During the weekend of November 2-3, 2019, 14 college students went on a journey that they will likely never forget, as part of our youth education and engagement project, Katari: Keeping Japanese American Stories Alive, a two-day, intensive, experiential, place-based learning opportunity at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Over the next couple of weeks, each... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Lauds Ranger Rose Masters, Recipient of National Park Service’s 2019 Freeman Tilden Award

LOS ANGELES — The Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage going on 51 years, as well as the Manzanar At Dusk program since 1997, congratulates Manzanar National Historic Site Ranger Rose Masters on being named as one of the recipients of the National Park Service’s (NPS) 2019 regional Freeman Tilden Award. The award,... Continue Reading →

125,000 Paper Cranes to Washington, D.C. in June 2020 for Tsuru for Solidarity’s “National Pilgrimage to Close the Camps”

The following is a press release from Tsuru for Solidarity. The Manzanar Committee is a partner/endorsing organization. Japanese Americans from across the country will gather next spring in Washington, D.C., June 5-7, 2020, for a National Pilgrimage to Close the Camps. We plan to bring 125,000 paper cranes, or tsuru, as expressions of solidarity with... Continue Reading →

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