Sites & Destinations

  • National Japanese American Memorial Foundation

    March 17, 2024 by

    They are dedicated to preserving the Japanese American WWII legacy by honoring their heroic military service and patriotism while educating the public about their unjust incarceration and sacrifices. Events: Day […] READ MORE

  • Japanese American Museum of Oregon

    November 12, 2023 by

    The Japanese American Museum of Oregon in Portland is charged with preserving and sharing the history and culture of the Nikkei community—Japanese emigrants and their descendants. Formerly known as the […] READ MORE

  • Amache Preservation Society

    September 17, 2023 by

    The Amache Preservation Society (APS) maintains the physical site of Amache and is instrumental in its preservation. The society was established by Mr. John Hopper, a social studies teacher and […] READ MORE

  • USC Pacific Asia Museum

    September 10, 2023 by

    An integral part of the University of Southern California, the USC Pacific Asia Museum creates inspiring encounters with the art, history and culture of Pacific Asia to promote intercultural understanding […] READ MORE

  • Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego

    September 10, 2023 by

    They collect, preserve and promote the history of Japanese Americans in the region. They create exhibits; make their archives available for research; and give presentations at local schools and universities. READ MORE

  • Veterans Memorial Court Alliance

    September 3, 2023 by

    The organization aims to preserve both the physical structure and spirit of the Japanese American National War Memorial Court, which honors by name almost 1,200 Japanese Americans who died serving […] READ MORE

  • Japanese American National Museum

    September 3, 2023 by

    JANM creates exhibitions, public programs, films, and hosts a gala, and two family festivals to inspire and educate the public about the Japanese American experience. READ MORE

  • Go For Broke National Education Center

    September 3, 2023 by

    The center’s mission is to educate and inspire character and equality through the virtue and valor of the World War II American veterans of Japanese ancestry. READ MORE

  • Tanforan Assembly Center Memorial Committee

    August 29, 2023 by

    They are creating a memorial to the 8,000 persons of Japanese ancestry who were imprisoned at Tanforan. READ MORE

  • Italian Residence

    July 27, 2023 by

    For most of the history of this early 1900s building at 600 North Third St., it served as the residence of an Italian family. Two Nisei attorneys, Wayne Kanemoto and […] READ MORE