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PechaKucha Nite: Innovative Nikkei Projects


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

PechaKucha Presentations


  1. Craig Ishii, Japanese American Citizens League Pacific Southwest
  2. Kevin Machino, Nikkei Student Union, University of California, Los Angeles (Co-presenter: Albert Quach, Ile Rosas, Hiromi Aoyama, Ashley Honma)
  3. Nolan Dyo, Rising Stars Youth Leadership Program Alumni
  4. Ryan Suda, Blacklava
  5. Akira Uchimura, Nikkei Youth Network
  6. 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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