Carly Lindley

A native of Long Beach, California, Carly Lindley earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Systems from the University of California, San Diego in 2013. At UCSD, she served as Cultural Chair and President of the UCSD Nikkei Student Union, and was a member of the organizing committee for the 2012 and 2013 Manzanar At Dusk programs. Having returned to Southern California after living in Japan for three years, she is now a member of the Manzanar Committee, working on the Manzanar At Dusk program, and other youth engagement projects.

Updated November 2017

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Book Review: Imprisoned Without Due Process Manzanar, CA

As one of the more than 120,000 Japanese Americans who was unjustly incarcerated in American concentration camps during World War II, Tadashi Kishi gives a personal and emotional account of his experiences as a college-age adult and the lasting effects through to the present in his book, Imprisoned Without Due Process Manzanar, CA, which was self-published in January 2017 (second edition).

Kishi enables the reader to empathize and understand this time in United States history, not only as an event characterized by statistics and faceless facts of the past, but also because his is the story of many that ...

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2012 Manzanar Pilgrimage/Manzanar At Dusk: Passing Down The Importance

Ever since I returned to San Diego from my first Manzanar Pilgrimage in 2010, I have been waiting to go back.

My first experience was extremely eye opening, and it brought to life what my Grandpa Harry had told me about his life there. Seeing the snow capped mountains he saw, walking the dusty paths, I would imagine him walking, and feeling the heat for only a day that he had to endure for the duration of the camp, was a very powerful experience, especially because I was very close to my Grandpa, and he had recently passed away.

It ...

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