Celebrate Fred T. Korematsu Day

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Community Event

Jan 201728
10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American Museum of San Jose
535 N. Fifth Street
San Jose, California, 95112
United States

California Legacy Voices teacher-training workshop concerning Japanese American confinement sites

Presentation recounting the Fred T. Korematsu story

  • California Legacy Voices teacher-training workshop featuring Japanese American confinement sites
  • Presentation of the Fred T. Korematsu story, featuring a showing of the Emmy Award-winning documentary and remarks by Karen Korematsu, daughter of Fred Korematsu
  • Panel discussion  on the modern day impact of Fred Korematsu's life-long fight to defend the Constitutional rights of all U.S. citizens, regardless of national origin or ancestry, including:

    • Keynote speaker:  Dale Minami, leading civil rights attorney who represented Fred Korematsu in the 1983 case that set aside his conviction
    • Zahra Billoo, Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR)
    • Jay Boyarsky, Chief Assistant District Attorney for Santa Clara County
    • Richard Konda, Executive Director of Asian Law Alliance
    • Hon. Drew Takaichi, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge
    • Moderator:  Roberta Hayashi, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge

Open tovlawyers, teachers and students interested in law, history and government.  The public is also invited but only teachers will receive the curriculum.

RSVP to info@jamsj.org . Registration closes on January 20, 2017. 
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Sponsored by
Asian Law Alliance
Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education
Japanese American Museum of San Jose
Santa Clara County Superior Court Community Outreach

 

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