New York Day of Remembrance 2022 Saturday, February 19 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. EST (virtual gathering from 2:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.) Online Event Admission: Free This year marks the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed on February 19, 1942. The order paved the way for targeting Japanese Americans as threats to national security. It also gave … Continue reading New York Day of Remembrance to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066
We Keep Us Safe: Korematsu’s Legacy and Fighting Anti-Asian Violence Through Solidarity Saturday, January 30 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. ET Virtual Meeting on Zoom Admission: Free The New York Day of Remembrance Committee will host a virtual 2021 Fred T. Korematsu Day program. This year’s program is titled We Keep Us Safe: Korematsu’s Legacy and Fighting Anti-Asian Violence Through Solidarity. Grassroots movements led … Continue reading 2021 Annual Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution
Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar Thursday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free Master—An Ainu Story, a photographic documentary by Adam Isfendiyar, tells the story of the Ainu people and the life of Kenji Matsuda, a member of the Ainu community in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost prefecture. Isfendiyar’s talk covers … Continue reading Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar at Japan Society
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
Panel discussion with Japanese Americans who were interned during WWII Continue reading Japanese American Experience and Incarceration during World War II: Could It Happen Again?