Japanese American Community Events
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The 2012 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance program will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, located at 369 East First St. Robin Toma, executive director of the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, will address the audience on this year’s theme: “70 Years After E.O. 9066: Defending our Civil Liberties.” Toma was the pro bono lead counsel for Carmen Mochizuki, et al. V. United States of America, and has a background in legal advocacy for human rights, race and language discrimination, immigrant rights, homeless rights and freedom of speech issues. traci kato-kiriyama will direct a multi-media performance piece. Shakeel Syed, executive director of the Islamic Shura Council, and a recipient of a Community Leadership Award from the Orange County Human Relations Commission will be one of the event’s emcees. NCRR, the Japanese American Citizens League’s Pacific Southwest District, and JANM organized and sponsored the program. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (213) 284-0336.