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A Presentation by Karen Korematsu

  • JA Museum of San Jose 535 North Fifth Street San Jose, CA 95112 USA

The California Legacy Voices Teachers Workshop
In Conjunction with Fred T. Korematsu Day

The California Legacy Voices Teacher Workshop will celebrate Fred T. Korematsu Day on Saturday, January 30, 2016, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at JAMSJ.  A presentation by Karen Korematsu, daughter of Fred T. Korematsu and a short film about Mr. Korematsu will be 12:30 - 2:00.  Beginning from 2:00 to 4:00 a panel of judges and community leaders will discuss the relevance of the Fred T. Korematsu coram nobis case of 1983 with regard to intolerance and prejudice towards ethnic and religious minorities today.  Karen Korematsu’s talk and the panel discussion are open to anyone in the general public.

RSVP is required to secure a seat by emailing publicprograms@jamsj.org or by calling (408) 294-3138 by January 22,2016.

Program Agenda: 
10:00 am - 2:00 pm: 
The California Legacy Voices Teacher Workshop for teachers and administrators.

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm:  (Open to the general public)
A presentation by Karen Korematsu, daughter of Fred T. Korematsu, and a short film about Mr. Korematsu.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm:  (Open to the general public)
A panel of judges and community leaders will discuss the relevance of the Fred T. Korematsu coram nobis case of 1983 with regard to intolerance and prejudice towards ethnic and religious minorities today.

Download the Korematsu Day Workshop flyer.