2018 Day of Remembrance: National Events Directory

On or around February 19 we come together for a Day of Remembrance, to observe and remember the day in which President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 in 1942. Please consider attending a Day of Remembrance in your own community and help to remember the significance of this day and the incarceration that followed. All times are local.

 

Chicago, IL: Day of Remembrance – Stop Repeating History

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018, 2:00 PM

Where: Chicago History Museum, 1601 North Clark StreetChicago, IL 60614

Details: Free Admission, Keynote Speaker Dale Minami and taiko performace by Ho Etsu Taiko.

 

Denver, CO: Japanese American Redress – Learning Lessons and Longings

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Where: 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Details: Free Admission, Peggy Nagae as a speaker.

 

Sacramento, CA: Time of Remembrance – “And Then They Came for Us”

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Where: 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

 

San Jose, CA: 38th Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance – Speak out for Justice

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018, 5:30-7:30 PM

Where: San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 North Fifth Street, San Jose, CA 95112

 

Los Angeles, CA: 30th Anniversary of the Civil Liberties Act –  “The Civil Liberties Act of 1988: The Victory and the Unfinished Business”

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Where: Japanese American National Museum
100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90013

 

Seattle, WADay of Remembrance 2018 Taiko Concert

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018, Exhibit hall opens at 12:00 PM, Concert begins at 1:00 PM

Where: Seattle University – Pigott Auditorium, 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

 

Seattle, WADay of Remembrance 2018: Our History, Our Responsibility

When: Monday, February 19, 2018, 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Where: Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle,WA 98109

Details: Free Admission, must RSVP, Khizr Khan will be a speaker and performance by musician Kishi Bashi.

 

Please check back here as more events will be added as February approaches.

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