Northwest Nikkei Museum at the JCCCW will host the 8th Speaker Series on October 15th online.
7pm-8pm (PDT) via Zoom (sign-in required)
Come join us for a night to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (Seattle JACL) with current President Stan Shikuma, historian Bill Tashima, and resident expert on redress, Kyle Kinoshita. Through the night, attendees will go through the history of Seattle JACL and how the process of redress for Japanese Americans began. Expect to learn about how Seattle JACL made impactful changes in the Japanese American community here in Seattle and beyond.
Join the Portland JACL for a screening of the documentary MANZANAR, DIVERTED: When Water Becomes Dust, plus a Q & A with the director, Ann Kaneko.
We have partnered with PSU Cultural Resource Center, more specifically the Native American American Student and Community Center, in addition to the Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Center.
More details coming soon.
Do you know about or would you like to get more information about HR40? HR40 is a bill pending a vote in the House of Representatives that would establish the Commission that would study and develop reparation proposals for African Americans.
On Wednesday, October 27, from 2-3:30 PT there will be a Town Hall on HR 40 Reparations where you can learn more about the status of the bill, what is happening, and the next steps of action.
Please register in advance for the Town Hall here and share widely with your networks: https://bit.ly/3aZmiN7.
Hosted by H.R. 40 Reparations Coalition
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