BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2184@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100220T000000Z DTEND:20100220T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>*SPECIAL: Pay what you can! </strong>\n\nThe Day of Rem embrance marks President Roosevelt's signing of Executive Order 9066 on Fe bruary 19\, 1942\, which authorized the unconstitutional forced removal of 120\,000 Japanese Americans from the West Coast and Hawai'i during World War II.\n\nDuring World War II\, Fred Korematsu challenged the constitutio nality of the incarceration Japanese Americans in a landmark civil rights case known as Korematsu v. United States. He lost and was sent to Topaz co ncentration camp. In the 1980s a team of lawyers attempted to get his conv iction overturned. The 2010 Day of Remembrance will explore this case and its relevance today.&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Program</strong>\n\nEmcees: Dana He atherton and Tony Osumi&nbsp\;\nRemembrance Ceremony\nKeynote Speaker: Dal e Minami\, Lead Counsel of the Coram Nobis legal team&nbsp\;\nPerformance Selection from "Leaps of Faith" by Great Leap/Nobuko Miyamoto\nCalls to Ac tion\n\nLight Refreshments following program\nArrive early - limited seati ng\n\nPresented in collaboration with the Nikkei for Civil Rights &amp\; R edress\, the Japanese American Citizen&rsquo\;s League&ndash\;Pacific Sout hwest\, and the National Museum.\n\n<a href="http://www.janm.org/events/20 10/02/#20" target="_blank">Check janm.org for updated information &gt\;&gt \;</a> SUMMARY:Community Day of Remembrance URL:/en/events/2010/02/20/community-day-of-remembrance/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR