New York Day of Remembrance, Day of Remembrance, NY DOR, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, concentration camps, Executive Order 9066, Frank Abe, Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga

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 🗓 🗺
A Bitter Legacy, Claudia Katayanagi, documentary, American Buddhist Study Center, NYC, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, JAANY

Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺

A Bitter Legacy Sunday, June 10 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (3rd floor) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 members The American Buddhist Study Center will host the New York premiere screening of Claudia Katayanagi’s award-winning documentary based on the Japanese American incarceration camps and secret prisons for US citizen “troublemakers” during WWII. These Citizen Isolation Centers are … Continue reading Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺
Fred T. Korematsu, Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, NYC, Japan, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, JACL

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 🗓
ICP Museum, Then They Came for Me, incarceration, WWII, Japanese Americans, internment, poetry, performance, Poetry Society of America, Kimiko Hahn, Christine Kitano, Kevin Miyazaki, Tom Ikeda, Densho, Julian Saporiti, Erin Aoyama, No-No Boy Project, Brandon Shimoda, Paul Kitagaki, Bob Lee

ICP Museum Presents Poetry Performances Based on Japanese Incarceration 🗓 🗺

Japanese Incarceration: Public Memory and Cultural Production, Part I Tuesday, March 27 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. ICP Museum – 250 Bowery (between Stanton and E. Houston Streets) Admission: Free Presented in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America and the Poetry Coalition’s “Poetry and the Body” theme, this two-part event brings together artists, scholars, poets, and photographers who draw on the history of … Continue reading ICP Museum Presents Poetry Performances Based on Japanese Incarceration 🗓 🗺
Densho, Tom Ikeda, Executive Order 9066, incarceration, Japanese Americans, internment, WWII, JAA, JACL, immigration bans, wartime hysteria

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 🗓 🗺