Silence is Never an Option: the Japanese American Community Speaks Out!
Press Conference on Pearl Harbor Day: The Japanese American Community Speaks Out!
National Japanese American Historical Society, 1684 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94115.
Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:30 AM
Speakers: Those incarcerated in the American concentration camps whose fathers were arrested on December 7, 1941. They will speak publically for the first time about their fathers’ arrests, disappearance, and separation from their families. Sameena Usman, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will speak on the travel ban. Other speakers include Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute; and Grace Shimizu, Campaign for Justice.
One speaker’s rendition of his father’s arrest. Art exhibit, “Artists’ Eyes: Art of Incarceration.” Photo opportunity for candlelight vigil following the press conference.