BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20230218T000000Z DTEND:20230218T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong><span style="color: #c21313\;">FREE</strong>\n\nThe ann ual Los Angeles Day of Remembrance commemorates the signing of Executive O rder 9066 on February 19\, 1942\, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Exec utive Order 9066 authorized the US military to remove persons of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast and set into motion their incarceration into concentration camps during World War II. This year’s theme\, “<strong> Uniting Our Voices: Making Democracy Work for All</strong>\,” illustrate s how individuals and communities are powerful when they come together in support of one another and how democracy is only as strong as those who fi ght for it.\n\nThis year's program will be dedicated to Jim Matsuoka\, a r evered Nisei former incarceree who fought for Japanese American redress an d reparations as well as other forms of social justice. The program will f eature<strong> Manjusha Kulkarni\,</strong> executive director at AAPI E quity Alliance and co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate\, in conversation with <s trong>traci ishigo</strong>\, director of Programs and Healing Justice at Vigilant Love. They will explore the need for solidarity in the present da y and discuss building unity to combat violence in its various forms. The afternoon will also include intergenerational artistic and musical perform ances\, remembrances\, and calls to action.\n\nThe 2023 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance is organized by: Go For Broke National Education Center\, Jap anese American Citizens League - Pacific Southwest District\, Japanese Ame rican National Museum\, Little Tokyo Service Center\, Manzanar Committee\, Nikkei for Civil Rights &amp\; Redress\, Nikkei Progressives\, OCA - Grea ter Los Angeles\, Progressive Asian Network for Action.\n\n<a href="https: //\;txobjid=a2dffaf8-927 f-45a4-82b9-689e87f34c6f">RSVP NOW</a>\n\n<em><strong>This event will also be available to view on <a href=" ">JANM’s YouTube channel</a> ( at 2pm (PST) on S aturday\, February 18\, 2023.</strong></em> DTSTAMP:20230607T034042Z SUMMARY:2023 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance URL:/en/events/2023/02/18/2023-los-angeles-day-of-remembrance/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR