Nancy Yang

Nancy Yang is a student at UC Santa Barbara and has worked as an intern at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj). Nancy believes that her work with JAMsj has made her realize that the reverberations of internment are still with us today and that it is important to remain vigilant in protecting our civil liberties.


Updated November 2012 

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Q&A; with Common Ground Exhibit Curators, Connie Young Yu and Leslie Masunaga

Connie Young Yu and Leslie Masunaga are Japanese American Museum of San Jose guest curators. At the time of this interview, they were working on the JAMsj exhibit, On Common Ground: Chinatown and Japantown, San Jose, which opened in September 2012. They sat down with interviewer, Nancy Yang, to discuss their vision for the exhibit. [inline:commground.tb_sm.jpg] What inspired you to create this exhibit? Was there anything in your own life experience that drove you to create the exhibit? Connie: I grew up hearing about my parents and their oral history. My father was born on Cleveland Avenue (i…

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