Discover Nikkei presents "PechaKucha Nite: Innovative Nikkei Project" on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at the Tateuchi Democracy Forum of the Japanese American National Museum.
The program featured six presentations -- Craig Ishii, Nikkei Student Union's members, Nolan Dyo, Ryan Suda, Akira Uchimura, and Vicky Murakami-Tsuda -- who are working on projects that engage younger people in their community through culture and activism.
Welcome: Darryl Mori, Vice President, Japanese American National Museum
Introduction to PechaKucha 20 x 20: Akira Uchimura, Executive Director, Nikkei Youth Network
- Craig Ishii, Japanese American Citizens League Pacific Southwest
- Kevin Machino, Nikkei Student Union, University of California, Los Angeles (Co-presenter: Albert Quach, Ile Rosas, Hiromi Aoyama, Ashley Honma)
- Nolan Dyo, Rising Stars Youth Leadership Program Alumni
- Ryan Suda, Blacklava
- Akira Uchimura, Nikkei Youth Network
- Vicky Murakami-Tsuda, Discover Nikkei, Japanese American National Museum
Q & A
Moderator: Dana Fujiko Heatherton, 2009 Nisei Week Queen
Closing Remarks: Vicky Murakami-Tsuda
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RECEPTION at Far Bar (*Sponsored by the Nikkei Youth Network )
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The event was co-sponsored by the Japanese American National Museum and the newly formed Nikkei Youth Network based in Tokyo, Japan. Part of a series presented by Discover Nikkei, a project of the Japanese American National Museum, made possible through the generous support of The Nippon Foundation.
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