Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, NYC, Japan, Asia, community, JAANY, JACL-NY, JANM, oral history, community service, CAPA

The 39th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebration 🗓 🗺

The 39th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebration Sunday, May 20 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Mott Street from Canal to Chatham Square Admission: Free May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, and New York City is home to 1.35 million Asians, so it’s time for everyone to celebrate in Chinatown! New York’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration is the … Continue reading The 39th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebration 🗓 🗺
Day of Remembrance, Executive Order 9066, DOR, NYC, Japanese Americans, incarceration, internment, Japanese American United Church, peace, JAANY, redress and reparations, Civil Liberties Act of 1988, community

NY Day of Remembrance 2018 🗓 🗺

NY Day of Remembrance 2018 Saturday, February 24 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 7th Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free (donations accepted) For nearly 30 years New York’s annual Day of Remembrance Program and Community Potluck has commemorated the forced evacuation and incarceration of the Japanese American community during WWII. In addition to marking the 76th … Continue reading NY Day of Remembrance 2018 🗓 🗺