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GVJCI (Gardena, California, United States)

GVJCI (The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute) serves the needs of the Japanese American community of the South Bay area through educational, cultural and social programs. As part of the Nima-kai community since 2010, they have continually shared their event info on Discover Nikkei.

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Guión y textos: Amelia Morimoto.
Fotos y edición: Claudio Uehara.


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