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Executive Order 9066
Feb
17
Feb 19

Executive Order 9066

  • American History Museum

Exhibit Dates: February 17, 2017 – February 19, 2018
February 19, 2017, is the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. This three-page document signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the course of history for a segment of Americans of Japanese ancestry in America, and challenged the constitutional rights of these Americans. The National Museum of American History will commemorate the event through an exhibition marking its anniversary.

Jewish-Muslim Potluck Brunch With Karen Korematsu
Apr
9
10:30 am10:30

Jewish-Muslim Potluck Brunch With Karen Korematsu

  • Pacifica Institute

Temple Sinai’s Social Action Committee and Pacifica Institute/East Bay are sponsoring a Potluck Community Brunch on Sunday, April 9th to explore how Fred T. Korematsu's legacy can help inspire Jews and Muslims in working together to keep America from repeating a shameful chapter of its history.

Presidio Dialogues - Letters from the Camps: Voices of Dissent
Apr
27
6:00 pm18:00

Presidio Dialogues - Letters from the Camps: Voices of Dissent

  • Presidio Officers' Club

Using original letters from the internment camps of WWII, this interdisciplinary presentation focuses on Japanese Americans who spoke out during and after internment. Contemporary descendants, writers, and performers will read from the letters and share their responses.

Presented in conjunction with the new exhibition Exclusion: The Presidio’s Role in WWII Japanese American Incarceration.