BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3314@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20111006T000000Z DTEND:20111006T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Sign-up for a FREE Pre-Visit Workshop</strong>\n<strong >Thursday\, October 6\, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM (Dinner provided)</strong>\n<str ong></strong>\n<strong>WHAT IS&nbsp\;<em>FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</em>?</str ong>\nFor hundreds of years people have sought a home and future in the Un ited States of America. They came\, and still come\, in pursuit of freedom and democracy. Yet\, the dream of democracy is not without its struggle. Against the backdrop of World War II\, a segregated America\, and the Civi l Rights movement of the 1960&rsquo\;s\, ordinary people&mdash\;through th e decisions they made and actions they took&mdash\;extended democracy&rsqu o\;s reach for all.\n\n<strong><a href="http://www.ncdemocracy.org/node/10 97">FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</a></strong>&nbsp\;is an experiential exhibitio n based on the lives\, actions\, and decisions of a diverse group of indiv iduals who sought equal rights for their families and communities during W orld War II.\n\nAimed at middle and high school students\,&nbsp\;<strong>F IGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</strong>&nbsp\;offers hands-on experience in explori ng about how women and minorities have expanded the meaning of "we" in "we \, the people."\n\nWhen visiting&nbsp\;<strong>FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</str ong>\, teachers\, and group leaders facilitate their students' experience in the exhibition space\, allowing educators to custom-tailor an education al focus to meet their curricular goals and to deepen their students' unde rstanding of democracy.\n\nBefore bringing student groups to&nbsp\;<strong >FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</strong>\, educators are strongly encouraged to si gn up for a free professional development workshop. These workshops will p rovide an orientation to the exhibition\, preparation on facilitating an i nteractive experience\, and introduction to activity ideas from the&nbsp\; <strong>FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</strong>&nbsp\;Educator's Resource Guide th at can be done before\, during and after a visit to the exhibition.\n\n<sp an style="color: red\;"><strong>RSVP FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND SCHEDULE A VISI T TO&nbsp\;<em>FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</em></strong>\n\nTransportation and free admission is provided for educators who attend the pre-visit workshop on a first-come\, first-serve basis. To RSVP for the workshop and book a visit\, contact Lynn Yamasaki at&nbsp\;<a href="mailto:lyamasaki@janm.org" >lyamasaki@janm.org</a>&nbsp\;or call 213.830.5660.\n\nVisits to&nbsp\;<st rong>FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY</strong>&nbsp\;are reserved for school and you th groups\, by appointment only\, Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. Appointmen ts must be made at least 3 weeks in advance by using our&nbsp\;<a href="ht tp://ncdemocracy.org/node/1439">online reservation form</a>&nbsp\;or by ca lling 213.830.5660. SUMMARY:"Fighting for Democracy" Pre-visit Workshop URL:/en/events/2011/10/06/fighting-for-democracy-pre-visit-workshop/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR