Catch Performances by Okinawan Americans in the “Save Okinawa Concert Series”

Save Okinawa Concert Series Chapter #2 Virtual Concert: Saturday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. Live Zoom Webinar: Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. Admission: Fre The Save Okinawa Concert Series is a program of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation in collaboration with musicians all around the globe and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). Building on the global … Continue reading Catch Performances by Okinawan Americans in the “Save Okinawa Concert Series”

Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation to Host Interfaith Memorial

Interfaith COVID-19 Memorial and Healing through Meditation, Prayer, Music Saturday, May 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Live via Zoom Admission: Free The Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation of New York is hosting an interfaith memorial on Zoom. As this Memorial Day weekend, it is time to remember our loved ones and all the people who have lost their lives. This service will let us … Continue reading Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation to Host Interfaith Memorial

New York Japanese American Organizations Launch Project Bento

I’ve been working on an initiative during this COVID-19 pandemic, and I’m proud to share it with all of you. Project Bento officially launched on Monday, May 4! Project Bento is a program under the auspices of The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. in partnership with Sunrise Mart that offers bento to seniors and disabled members in New York’s Japanese American community. With … Continue reading New York Japanese American Organizations Launch Project Bento

APA Heritage Month Event: Cadwalader to Host Congresswoman Grace Meng

A Conversation with Congresswoman Grace Meng Wednesday, May 20 from 5:00 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. Live Webinar Admission: Free The Cadwalader Asian Pacific American Attorney Resource Group will host a webinar with U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng during their Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration. Congresswoman Meng, who represents the 6th Congressional District of New York, will discuss her career and lived experience as a member of the U.S. … Continue reading APA Heritage Month Event: Cadwalader to Host Congresswoman Grace Meng

Meet Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Astronomer and Outreach Expert with OIST

From Okinawa to the Subaru Telescope: Dr. Yuko Kakazu’s Journey as a Galaxy Hunter and Outreach Expert Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Webinar via Zoom Admission: Free In this dynamic discussion with Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Astronomer and Outreach Specialist at Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, we will learn about her journey to become a “galaxy hunter.” Dr. Kakazu grew up in Okinawa and became interested … Continue reading Meet Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Astronomer and Outreach Expert with OIST