Civil Liberties Act of 1988: Reassessing Redress…25 Years Later
The Bay Area Day of Remembrance, “Civil Liberties Act of 1988: Reassessing Redress…25 Years Later will take place at the Sundance Kabuki Cinema, 1881 Post St., in S.F.’s Japantown, from 2 to 4 p.m. This year’s event is dedicated to the memory of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye of Hawai‘i. Frank Wu, chancellor and dean of University of California, Hastings College of the Law, will give the keynote speech, and Rep. Mark Takano, the first openly gay congressmember of color, will also speak. Rev. Michael Yoshii of the Buena Vista United Methodist Church will receive the Dr. Clifford I. Uyeda Peace and Humanitarian Award. Jana Katsuyama will serve as the emcee of the event. A reception will follow the ceremony at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, 1840 Sutter St. in S.F.’s Japantown. Admission is free. Info and reservations: (415) 921-5007.
FILMS OF REMEMBRANCE
A one-day film series held in conjunction with the Bay Area Day of Remembrance, commemorating the 71st anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which set the wheels in motion to forcibly relocate some 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry into American concentration camps during World War II.
DATE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
TIME: 1:30 PM
PLACE: NIHONMACHI LITTLE FRIENDS
(1830 SUTTER ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115)
ADMISSION: FREE (DONATIONS WELCOME)