BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6400@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20210626T000000Z DTEND:20210626T000000Z DESCRIPTION:All members are invited to this exclusive conversation and Q&am p\;A with the creators behind <em>We Hereby Refuse: Japanese American Resi stance to Wartime Incarceration.</em>\n<em></em>\n<strong>Frank Abe</stron g> wrote and directed the PBS film on the largest organized resistance to incarceration\, <em>Conscience and the Constitution</em>. He won an Americ an Book Award for JOHN OKADA: The Life &amp\; Rediscovered Work of the Aut hor of No-No Boy and is co-editing a new anthology of incarceration litera ture for Penguin Classics. He blogs at Resisters.com.\n\n<strong>Tamiko Ni mura</strong> is an Asian American (Sansei/Pinay) writer living in Tacoma\ , Washington. Her training in community journalism\, literature\, and Amer ican ethnic studies (MA\, PhD\, University of Washington) prepared her to research\, document\, and tell the stories of people of color. She can be found at tamikonimura.net. <em>(Photo credit: Josh Parmenter)\n</em>\n<str ong>Ross Ishikawa</strong> is a cartoonist and animator living in Seattle. He is working on a graphic novel about his parents and their coming of ag e during World War II. His work is online at rossishikawa.com.\n\nThis pro gram is <strong>FREE</strong> for all members\, but RSVPs are required in advance at the link below\, by email to memberevents@janm.org\, or phone a t 213.830.5646. Space is limited so RSVP today!\n\nNot a current member? < a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/General-Memberships">Join or renew today!</a>\n\nJoin us for the book discussion after the meet-and -greet at 2:00 pm (PDT): <a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p /tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=c943c93e-50ad-45da-905c-5d1ae72ab5a0" target=" _blank">We Hereby Refuse with Frank Abe\, Tamiko Nimura\, and Ross Ishikaw a\n</a>\n<strong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets ?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=5317d2b2-cc5e-47b9-b952-fdeaf255cd86" target="_blank"> RSVP NOW</a></strong> SUMMARY:Members Only Meet-and-Greet with Frank Abe\, Tamiko Nimura\, and Ro ss Ishikawa URL:/en/events/2021/06/26/members-only-meet-and-greet-with-frank-abe-tamiko / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR