California Attorney General Rob Bonta Joins Speakers’ Lineup for 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

LOS ANGELES — Rob Bonta, Attorney General, State of California, and Ann Burroughs, President/CEO of the Japanese American National Museum, will be featured speakers during the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, to be held online, premiering at 12:00 PM PDT on Saturday, April 30, 2022, on the Manzanar Committee’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/manzanarcommittee. Bonta and Burroughs will... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Voting is a Right in a Democracy

Voting Rights: A Cornerstone of Our Democracy Voting is central to our democracy. The ability to have a voice in choosing who represents us, who makes decisions that impact our lives, our families, and communities, is a cornerstone of our democracy. Voting is key to the realization of the promise of the Constitution of the... Continue Reading →

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