BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4087@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130217T000000Z DTEND:20130217T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Day of Remembrance</strong>\n<strong></strong>Sunday\, February 17\, 2013\, 2pm&nbsp\;\nat PSU\, Hoffmann Hall\n1833 SW 11th Ave\ , Portland\n<em>Free and open to the public</em>\n\nFeaturing Keynote Spea ker&nbsp\;Floyd Mori\, JACL National Executive Director Emeritus\; and Pan el Moderator&nbsp\;Linda Tamura\, Author\,&nbsp\;<em>The Hood River Issei& nbsp\;</em>and<em>&nbsp\;Nisei Soldiers Break Their Silence</em>.\n\nThe D ay of Remembrance is an annual commemoration sponsored by the&nbsp\;<a hre f="http://www.pdxjacl.org/" target="_blank">Portland JACL</a>&nbsp\;of Pre sident Franklin D. Roosevelt signing Executive Order 9066\, which sent ove r 120\,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry to American concentration camps. The year 2013 is significant because it is the 25th anniversary of the pa ssage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 providing a Presidential apology and redress for lost liberty and property.\n\nThe program this year will i nclude a panel discussion of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 and other leg al challenges to the forced removal from the West Coast\, the role of the National JACL and Portland JACL in the Redress effort\, and current threat s to civil liberties contained in the National Defense Authorization Act. Go to&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.pdxjacl.org/2013-day-of-remembrance/" targ et="_blank">pdxjacl.org</a>&nbsp\;to learn more. SUMMARY:Portland\, OR: Day of Remembrance URL:/en/events/2013/02/17/portland-or-day-of-remembrance/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR