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Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

We stuffed ourselves with Thanksgiving turkey, shopped ‘til we dropped on Black Friday, and purchased even more presents online during Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to give back to our communities on #GivingTuesday. Known as the start of the charitable season, #GivingTuesday is a global movement that encourages everyone to support a cause of their choice. That support can come in the form of a … Continue reading Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday
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Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺

In the legend of Tanabata, Princess Orihime weaved night and day, so much so that her father, the emperor of the galaxy, arranged for his workaholic daughter to meet a handsome cowherd named Hikoboshi. It was love at first sight, and the couple married immediately. Busy being a devoted wife, Princess Orihime neglected her weaving to the point that the emperor separated the young lovers, … Continue reading Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺
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The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: An Evening with Karen Korematsu 🗓

The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Tuesday, June 5 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Private residence in Manhattan (Exact address will be provided with RSVP confirmation) Suggested Donation: $25 The New York chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL-NY) and the Korematsu Institute are co-sponsoring an evening to celebrate the recent establishment of an annual … Continue reading The Road to Establishing Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: An Evening with Karen Korematsu 🗓
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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 🗓 🗺