2020 Day of Remembrance Events

Bay Area | Northern California | Central California | Southern California | Pacific Northwest |  Intermountain | Midwest | East Coast

Bay Area:

40th Anniversary San Jose Day of Remembrance 

When: Sunday, February 16 at 5pm

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

41st Anniversary Bay Area Day of Remembrance 

When: Sunday, February 16 at 2pm 

Where: AMC Kabuki 8 Theatre, Japantown, 1881 Post St, San Francisco, CA

2020 Films of Remembrance – San Francisco 

When: Saturday, February 22

Where: New People Cinema, 1746 Post St, San Francisco, CA

2020 Films of Remembrance – San Jose 

When: Sunday, February 23

Where: San Jose Buddhist Church, 640 N 5th St, San Jose, CA

Valor with Honor Documentary Screening

When: Saturday, February 15th at 1pm

Where: Japanese American Museum of San Jose, 535 N 5th St, San Jose, CA 

Northern California:

Contra Costa JACL DOR: Our Lost Years Screening 

When: Sunday, February 16 at 11am and 2pm

Where: Rosie the Riveter National Historic Park, 1414 Harbour Way, Richmond, CA

For more information: yolsgaard@yahoo.com

Northern California Time of Remembrance 

When: Saturday, February 8 at 1pm

Where: California Museum, 1020 O St, Sacramento, CA 

UC Berkeley Nikkei Student Union Day of Remembrance 

When: Wednesday, February 19th @ 6pm

Where: Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley Campus, Berkley, CA 

Manzanar Day of Remembrance – featuring Author, Kinji Inomita

When: Saturday, February 22nd @ 1pm

Where: Manzanar Visitors Center, 5001 US-395, Independence, CA

Central California:

Livingston-Merced Day of Remembrance Banquet

When: Saturday, February 15 at 5pm

Where: Pavilion Building, Merced County Fairgrounds, 900 MLK Jr. Way, Merced, CA

For more information: (209) 631-1933 or janetf127@gmail.com

Fresno Day of Remembrance Luncheon and Officer Installation 

When: Sunday, February 16 at 12pm

Where: Fresno Historical Museum, Big Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S Chance Ave, Fresno, CA 

Southern California:

2020 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance—Our Democracy in Crisis: 1942 and 2020

When: Saturday, February 15 at 2pm 

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

Introduction to Japanese American History 

When: Saturday, February 15 at 2:30pm

Where: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library, 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, 92123

USC Nikkei Day of Remembrance ft. Yoshio Nakamura 

When: Wednesday, February 26th @ 6pm

Where: USC Campus, room TBA 

Pacific Northwest:

Know Japan -DOR & Film Screening of Oregon’s Japanese Americans: Beyond the Wire 

When: Saturday, February 23 at 1pm 

Where: Downtown Bend Library, 601 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 

More Information on the Film

Day of Remembrance, Day of Action 

When: Saturday, February 23 at 12:30pm 

Where: Northwest Detention Center, 1623 E J St, Tacoma, WA

More information: tsuruseattle@gmail.com

Minidoka Pilgrimage and Seattle Univ. Day of Remembrance 

When: Sunday, February 16 at 12pm

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

More information: minidokapilgrimage@gmail.com or 206-296-6260

Portland Day of Remembrance 

When: Sunday, February 23rd at 2pm

Where: Performing Art Center PCC Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 

Intermountain:

Mile High JACL 2020 Day of Remembrance 

When: Saturday, February 16 

Where: History Colorado Center, 1200 N Broadway, Denver, CO

Boise Day of Remembrance – Official Recognition by the State of Idaho

When: Monday, February 17 at 1:30pm

Where: Idaho Statehouse, 700 W Jefferson St, Boise, ID 

Utah JACL 2020 Day of Remembrance: Screening of Alternative Facts 

When: Saturday, February 22 @ 11:30am

Where: Utah Law and Justice Center, 645 S 200 E, Salt Lake City, UT

RSVP: metrabarton@gmail.com

Film Screening: A Thousand Paper Cranes: How Denver’s Japanese American Community Emerged from Internment

When: Tuesday, February 18 at 6pm

Where: Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Midwest:

Day of Remembrance 2020 

When: Sunday, February 16 at 1:30pm

Where: Chicago History Museum, 1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL

St. Louis JACL Day of Remembrance 

When: Sunday, February 16 at 1pm

Where: The Lodge, 1050 Des Peres Rd, St. Louis, MO Japanese American WWII Incarceration & Indiana University: History and Redress. 

When: Wednesday, February 19 at 12pm

Where: IU Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th Street

East Coast:

Day of Remembrance Pop-Up Exhibit: “Contested Histories: Art and Artifacts from the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection”

When: Wednesday, February 19, 10am – 5:30pm

Where: The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, SC Johnson Conference Center, First Floor West, 1300 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC

Day of Remembrance Panel Discussion: “Not for Sale: Preserving and Sharing Community Collection”

When: Wednesday, February 19, 6:30pm

Where: The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, SC Johnson Conference Center, First Floor West, 1300 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC

New York Day of Remembrance 

When: Saturday, February 22 at 1pm

Where: Japanese American United Church, 255 7th Ave, New York, New York 

Philadelphia Day of Remembrance 

When: Saturday, February 22 at 2pm 

Where: City Council Chambers, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

National Security and Civil Liberties: Past Injustices, Current Immigration and Refugee Issues

When: Saturday, February 29th @2pm

Where: MIT, Building E25, Room 111, 45 Carleton Street, Cambridge, MA

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