JABA Educational Foundation Presents: Hold These Truths: The Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi (formerly Dawn's Light) by Jeanne Sakata

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Performing Arts

May 201319
2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
111 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

A Tribute Event for the First Anniversary of the passing of Gordon Hirabayashi

During World War II in Seattle, University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi agonizes over U.S. government orders to forcibly remove and imprison all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. As he fights to reconcile his country's betrayal with his Constitutional beliefs, Gordon journeys toward a greater understanding of America's triumphs and failures.

Written by Jeanne Sakata
Directed by Jessica Kubzansky
Featuring Ryan Yu as Gordon Hirabayashi

At the Democracy Forum of the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy. Performance will be followed by a panel discussion and light refreshments.

Early Bird Ticket Price: $50 (until April 30)
Regular Price: $65 (on or after May 1)

To purchase tickets, visit jabaonline.org or e-mail Anne Inoue at jeflosnageles@gmail.com, or make checks payable to: JABA Educational Foundation and mail to: Law Office of K. Anne Inoue 3828 West Carson St., Suite 102 Torrance, CA 90503.

Event Platinum Sponsors: Japanese American Bar Association & Japanese American National Museum. Proceeds will be used to further the Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation's mission of helping to provide financial support to students in pursuit of their legal education.


JANM . Last modified Apr 26, 2013 5:55 p.m.

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