We Have A Duty To Them To Keep Their Stories Alive

Editor’s Note: The following is the final installment in our series of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check... Continue Reading →

50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage/2019 Manzanar At Dusk Set for April 27, 2019

PILGRIMAGE: Preliminary details announced for 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage; Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — The 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on U.S. Highway 395 in California’s Owens Valley, between the towns of... Continue Reading →

“Little Did I Know…” A Reflection on a Two-Day Learning Experience at Manzanar

Editor’s Note: The following is the fourth installment of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check out: Katari: Keeping... Continue Reading →

Three Reflections on a Weekend at the Manzanar National Historic Site

Editor’s Note: The following is the third installment of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. This installment features thoughts from three of our students. To learn more about this critical educational... Continue Reading →

From San Diego to Manzanar: Two Reflections On Experiencing The History

Editor’s Note: We are in the process of publishing reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. This installment features thoughts from two of our students. To learn more about this critical educational... Continue Reading →

Family History Rooted in Japanese American Experience

Editor’s Note: Over the next week or two, we will be publishing reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check out:... Continue Reading →

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association To Support Limited Visitor Services At Manzanar National Historic Site

The following is a press release from the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association, a non-profit partner of the Manzanar National Historic Site. RE-OPENING: Manzanar National Historic Site to re-open January 18-21 and January 25-27 only. Manzanar National Historic Site’s non-profit partner, the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), has generously donated funds to the National Park Service... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Decries Los Angeles Times’ Publication of Inaccurate Letter About Japanese American Incarceration…Again

LOS ANGELES — On December 8, the Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk events, denounced the publication of a letter to the editor in the Los Angeles Times that attempted to justify the forced removal and unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese/Japanese Americans in American concentration camps and other... Continue Reading →

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