BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1098@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20081025T000000Z DTEND:20081025T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Redress Remembered: WWII Rendition of Japanese Latin Americans\ n <strong>Saturday\, October 25\, 2008\n 2-4pm followed by a light recepti on</strong>\n\nDuring WWII\, over 2200 men\, women\, and children of Japan ese ancestry were kidnapped from 13 Latin American countries and interned in Department of Justice camps and Army facilities in the U.S. for the pur pose of hostage exchange. Learn more about what they endured during WWII\, their ongoing redress struggle to hold the U.S. government accountable fo r war crimes\, and lessons for present day challenges.\n\n<strong>Speakers :</strong>\n<strong>Karen Parker\, Esq.</strong> \n Counsel for former Jap anese Peruvian internees in U.S. courts and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights\, with expertise in human rights and humanitarian (armed c onflict) law\n\n<strong>Richard Katsuda</strong> \n Educator and Co-chair\ , Nikkei for Civil Rights &amp\; Redress\n\n<strong>Craig Ishii</strong> \ n Regional Director\, Pacific Southwest District\, Japanese American Citiz ens League\n\n<strong>Moderator: Grace Shimizu</strong> \n Director\, Japa nese Peruvian Oral History Project\, and Coordinator\, Campaign For Justic e: Redress Now for Japanese Latin Americans!\n\nThe program will include a spoken word performance by Naomi Quinones and a screening of the DVD trai ler of &quot\;Stolen Lives\,&quot\; produced by Kiku Lani Iwata and Kimi I wata Romming (Tara Entertainment).\n\n<strong>FREE! RSVP required to 213.6 25.0414 ext. 2222\, or <a>rsvp@janm.org</a> (subject: JLA Redress).</stron g>\n<a href="http://www.janm.org/">Japanese American National Museum</a> \ n 369 East First Street\n Los Angeles\, CA 90012\n\n<em>Presented in colla boration with Campaign for Justice: Redress Now For Japanese Latin America ns!\; Japanese American Citizen&rsquo\;s League&ndash\;Pacific Southwest D istrict\; Discover Nikkei\; Nikkei for Civil Rights &amp\; Redress\; Japan ese Peruvian Oral History Project\; and the Japanese American National Mus eum.</em>\n<em>\nCosponsoring organizations: Asian Pacific American Bar As sociation of Los Angeles\; Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)\; Japanese American Bar Association of Greater Los Angeles (JABA)\; Departme nt of Cultural Affairs\, City of Los Angeles\; JACL Civil Rights Caucus\; and Korean American Bar Association of Southern California.\n\nPartnering organizations: Manzanar Committee and Tomo no Kai\, University of Californ ia at Irvine\n\n</em>\n<em>Reception sponsored by El Virrey\, Kotosh\, Mar io's Peruvian &amp\; Seafood\, and Pollos El Brasero.</em>\n<a href="http: //www.new.facebook.com/event.php?eid=32838105670">*Help us spread the word about this program by sharing with your Facebook friends</a> \n * Photo: Panama Canal Zone: Japanese Peruvians en route to U.S. Internment Camps. A pril 2\, 1942. U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo. National Archives. Courtesy o f National Japanese American Historical Society. SUMMARY:DISCOVER NIKKEI PROGRAM: "Redress Remembered: WWII Rendition of Jap anese Latin Americans" in Los Angeles on October 25\, 2008 URL:/en/events/2008/10/25/discover-nikkei-program-redress-remembered-wwii/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR