BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20130427T000000Z DTEND:20130427T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="font-size: medium\;"><strong>The Gardena Valley Ja panese Cultural Institute (GVJCI) will be offering a charter bus</strong> for individuals and families to attend the annual pilgrimage to the Manza nar National Historic Site in the Owens Valley.&nbsp\; The 2013 Pilgrimag e will take place on Saturday\, April 27.\n \n <span style="font-size: med ium\;">The Manzanar Pilgrimage\, a public program now in its 44th year\, commemorates the internment of over 120\,000 Japanese Americans and perso ns of Japanese ancestry during WWII.&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; The keynote spe aker for this year's program will be <strong>Karen Korematsu</strong> \, d aughter of Fred Korematsu and co-founder of the Fred T. Korematsu Institu te for Civil Rights and Education.&nbsp\; At the program\, long-time publ ic servant\, community leader\, and grass-roots activist&nbsp\;<strong>War ren Furutani</strong> \, one of the co-founders of the first organized Man zanar Pilgrimage in 1969\, and of the Manzanar Committee\, will be awarded the <strong>Sue Kunitomi Embrey Legacy Award.</strong>\n<span style="font -size: medium\;"><a href=" Manzanar_Pilgrimage_Bus_Registration.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to do wnload the itinerary and registration form</a> .\n DTSTAMP:20240720T032529Z SUMMARY:Manzanar Pilgrimage Bus Trip URL:/en/events/2013/04/27/manzanar-pilgrimage-bus-trip/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR