Virtual Community Event for Social Change

Denshō Dinner @ Home Saturday, October 24 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. From the Comfort of Your Own Home Admission: Free Our history shows that in moments of turmoil, our connections to one another matter more than ever. While we can’t come together in person, we can still be in community with each other to remember our past collectively and affirm our commitment to … Continue reading Virtual Community Event for Social Change

New York Observes Day of Remembrance

New York Day of Remembrance Saturday, February 22 from noon until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 7th Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free This Day of Remembrance (DOR) marks the 78th anniversary of the Executive Order during WWII that sent around 120,000 citizens and immigrants of Japanese descent to US concentration camps. The community will remember the history of the … Continue reading New York Observes Day of Remembrance

“Resistance at Tule Lake” Screening at Brooklyn College Library

Japanese American Internment Day of Remembrance Screening and Lecture Wednesday, February 19 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Brooklyn College Library – 2900 Bedford Avenue, Room 242, Brooklyn Admission: Free On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, targeting Japanese Americans as threats to national security. The order gave the US military the right to intern anyone of Japanese ancestry, including … Continue reading “Resistance at Tule Lake” Screening at Brooklyn College Library
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New York Day of Remembrance 2019

New York Day of Remembrance 2019 Saturday, February 23 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 Seventh Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free Never Again Is Now! A Community Call to Action Forty years ago, the first Day of Remembrance Program was organized in Seattle. They called on the community to gather with this simple yet powerful message: … Continue reading New York Day of Remembrance 2019
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WWII Incarceration Lecture by Densho’s Tom Ikeda to Be Held at JAA

The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why it Matters Today Monday, March 26 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free Japanese American Association of New York (JAA) and the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) present a lecture featuring Tom Ikeda, the Executive Director of … Continue reading WWII Incarceration Lecture by Densho’s Tom Ikeda to Be Held at JAA