Archives for February 2015

Day of Remembrance 2015 events

The Day of Remembrance marks the 73rd anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by Franklin D. Roosevelt which led to the mass incarceration. The Day of Remembrance commemorates the injustices, race prejudice, hardships of 120,000 Japanese Americans who were imprisoned in concentration camps during World War II. Editor’s Note: This is not a […]

Murase elected first JA president of S.F. School Board

Emily Murase wears a number of hats in San Francisco. She is executive director of San Francisco’s Department on the Status of Women, the first Japanese American to serve as San Francisco Unified School District’s board president and a mother of two. Her father, Kenji Murase, was among the first parents to help create the […]

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