BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20130704T000000Z DTEND:20130707T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Join us in Seattle\, WA for a National Conference commemorating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988. ~ \n\nThe Conference will explore the historic and contemporary connections of the Japanese American experience to local\, state\, and national histor ies.\n\n2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 \, which granted redress and reparations to Japanese Americans incarcerate d during World War II. Attendees will hear firsthand about the crafting of the Civil Liberties Act\, including the factors that led to its creation and the pioneering involvement of the Pacific Northwest's Japanese America n community. There will also be opportunities to hear from those incarcera ted in the War Relocation Authority camps of Heart Mountain\, Minidoka\, T ule Lake\, and Manzanar.\n\nAdditionally\, special Conference bus and walk ing tours and other activities such as the screening of <em>Farewell to Ma nzanar</em> \, Community Marketplace\, and Expo are being offered to ensur e an impactful Conference experience for all participants\, young and old. \n\nCheck <a href="" target='_"blank"'>janm. org/conference2013</a> for more infomation. SUMMARY:JANM National Conference -- Speaking Up! Democracy\, Justice\, Dign ity URL:/en/events/2013/07/04/janm-national-conference-speaking-up-democracy/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR