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Civil Liberties In A Time Of Fear: The Japanese American Incarceration And The Threat To Muslim Americans

  • Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

The Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles, the Japanese American National Museum & the Japanese American Bar Association

invite you to join us for a panel discussion

Civil Liberties in a Time of Fear:  The Japanese American Incarceration and the Threat to Muslim Americans
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Refreshments and Taiko Drummers
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Panel Discussion

Please join local alumni in the L.A. area and members of the public for a panel discussion. Panelists include:

  • Karen Korematsu, founder of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute
  • Dr. Irum Shiekh, filmmaker, "Hidden Internment: the Art Shibayama Story," and author, Detained Without Cause: Muslim Americans' Stories of Detention and Deportation after 9/11.
  • Edina Lekovic, Public Affairs Consultant, Muslim Public Affairs Council and co-founder of New Ground, an interfaith project bringing Muslims and Jews together in greater L.A.
  • Moderated by Warren Olney, KCRW, host and executive producer of To the Point and Olney in L.A.

Cost: $10 suggested donation at the door

Parking: Information about parking and public transit is available on the Japanese American National Museum's website.

Questions?  Please email: Judith Koffler, judithkoffler@gmail.com.

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