The Bay Area Day of Remembrance Consortium presents the Bay Area Day of Remembrance 2017, commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066.
"Fragile Freedoms: Carrying the Light for Justice" is on Sunday, February 19, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 pm at AMC Kabuki 8 Cinemas, 1881 Post St, San Francisco.
Donald Tamaki, Partner, Minami Tamaki LLP, and a member of the Fred Korematsu coram nobis legal team, will deliver remarks. Jana Katsuyama of FOX 2 will emcee.
The event will also feature:
- EO 9066 Performance
- Ben Takeshita, Clifford I. Uyeda Peace & Humanitarian Awardee
- Candle Lighting Ceremony, Jeremy Chan and Lakambini O’Donnell, Co-emcees
There will be a community reception at JCCCNC, 1840 Sutter, following the Candle Lighting Procession led by the Japanese American Religious Federation.
Suggested donation: $10. For more infomation, contact (415) 921-5007 or email us at email@example.com.
This event is funded in part by the San Francisco Japantown Foundation.
BAY AREA DAY OF REMEMBRANCE CONSORTIUM
Advancing Justice–Asian Law Caucus
AMC Kabuki 8 Cinemas
API Legal Outreach
Campaign for Justice: Redress NOW for Japanese Latin Americans
Fred T. Korematsu Institute
Japanese American Citizens League, San Francisco Chapter
Japanese American Religious Federation
Japanese Community Youth Council
Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project
Nakayoshi Young Professionals
National Japanese American Historical Society
Nichi Bei Foundation
Rosa Parks Japanese Bilingual Bilcultural Program
Tanforan Memorial Committee
Tule Lake Committee