80 Years from Executive Order. 9066: Lessons Learned: 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage To Launch April 30

LOS ANGELES — Dale Minami, Fred Korematsu’s lead counsel in his 1983 coram nobis case, Alan Nishio, former Southern California Co-Chair of what was then the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations, Karen Umemoto, Director, UCLA Asian American Studies Center, UCLA Kyodo Taiko and Bonbu Stories will be featured during the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage,... Continue Reading →

2021-22 Katari Program: Finally Learning More

Editor’s Note: The 2021-22 Katari program, held this year during the January 15-16, 2022 weekend, is usually held in early November at the Manzanar National Historic Site. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it had to be moved to an online format for the second consecutive year. Despite the loss of the extremely important placed-based... Continue Reading →

2022 Virtual Katari Program Is A Success

by Wendi Yamashita Over the January 15, 2022 weekend, the students who will be organizing the Manzanar At Dusk program participated in our Katari Program. Katari, which means “to tell stories” in Japanese, is two days of intensive, experiential, place-based learning about the unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans during World War... Continue Reading →

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 →

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