ICYMI: 7th Annual Fred Korematsu Day (Sun 1/29/17) – Oakland, CA

I had the honor again of attending Fred Korematsu Day Of Civil Liberties And The Constitution celebration in Oakland, California recently. I’ve attended I think almost every celebration since its inception in 2011.

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For those who couldn’t attend but are still interested in learning more, please watch the above video.

Program:

  • 00:00:00 – 00:13:00 – PRE-SHOW – Emeryville Taiko
  • 00:13:00 – 00:17:00 – WELCOME – David Ono, Emcee
  • 00:17:00 – 00:21:00 – SPEECH CONTEST WINNER – Ethan Garcia, Fred T Korematsu Middle School
  • 00:22:00 – 00:32:00 – SAN FRANCISCO HIP HOP ARTIST – Equipto
  • 00:32:00 – 00:36:00 – FILM TRAILER, Konrad Aderer, Director “RESISTANCE ATTULE LAKE”
  • 00:36:00 – 00:47:00 – EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066: Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Legacy Voice
  • 00:47:00 – 00:53:00 – SPOKEN WORD: SOCIAL JUSTICE – Young Gifted & Black
  • 00:54:00 – 01:03:30 – “AMERICA NEEDS A RACIAL FACIAL” Short Film by: Jeff Adachi
  • 01:03:30 – 01:30:15 – Β IN CONVERSATION : “MASS INCARCERATION ACCROSS Β COMMUNITITES- WHAT’S NEXT”
  • Moderator: David Ono
  • Jeff Adachi, Public Defender of the City and County of San Francisco
  • Farhana Khera, Muslim Advocates
  • Timothy Long , Peer educator at San Quentin GED program
  • 01:30:15 – 01:32:20 – PSA Fred Koremat su Day
  • 01:32:20 – 01:55:31 – KOREMATSU INSTITUTE UPDATE – Karen Korematsu
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About John

I'm a Taiwanese-American and was born & raised in Western Massachusetts, went to college in upstate New York, worked in Connecticut, went to grad school in North Carolina and then moved out to the Bay Area in 1999 and have been living here ever since - love the weather and almost everything about the area (except the high cost of housing...)
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