BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20230225T000000Z DTEND:20230225T000000Z DESCRIPTION:This year\, the theme for the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute’s 2023 Day of Remembrance will be “Campaign For Justice: The Japanese Latin American Story\,” highlighting the hidden history and st ories of Japanese Latin Americans who were abducted from their home countr ies and wrongfully incarcerated in the United States during World War II. In a virtual live program on Saturday\, February 25\, 2023\, the GVJCI wil l feature the 2004 short film\, Hidden Internment: The Art Shibayama Story followed by a discussion with a panel of experts featuring Director of th e Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project and coordinator for Campaign For Justice: Redress Now For Japanese Latin Americans\, Grace Shimizu\, Univer sity of Maryland professor and Co-President of the Board of the Asian Amer ican Legal Defense and Education Fund\, Phil Nash\, and former Japanese Pe ruvian incarceree at Crystal City\, Chieko Kamisato. We hope the community will come away with a stronger understanding of the meaning of justice\, the repercussions of ongoing discriminatory action by the government\, and what people can do to support the cause and fight for redress. To registe r for this online event\, please visit the GVJCI website at <a href="http: //"></a>.\n\n \n\ nThis program is co-sponsored by The George and Sakaye Aratani CARE Award\ , UCLA Asian American Studies Center\, and Valerie J. Matsumoto\, George a nd Sakaye Aratani Chair on the Japanese American Incarceration\, Redress\, and Community\, University of California\, Los Angeles.\n\nGVJCI is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit community center dedicated to serving the needs of the N ikkei (Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants) and broader community o f the South Bay through educational\, cultural\, social\, and recreational programs.  \n\n \n\n###\n\n \n\nIf you would like more information on this event\, please contact Stephanie Mayeda\, Program Manager at (310) 3 24-6611 ext. 102 or email\n DTSTAMP:20230602T115114Z SUMMARY:2023 GVJCI Day of Remembrance - Campaign For Justice: The Japanese Latin American Story URL:/en/events/2023/02/25/2023-gvjci-day-of-remembrance-campaign-for-just/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR