Time of Remembrance 2014 program activities
The Northern California JACL Time of Remembrance committee (Florin, Lodi, Placer County and Sacramento chapters) announce two major upcoming events. Save the date for two important and inspiring events; the 1) community-wide program at The California Museum and Secretary of State's auditorium on Saturday, February 15th and 2) an eight-week student education programs, January 27 through March 21, 2014.
California Premiere of "Relocation, Arkansas" with producer/director Vivienne Lie Schiffer. This documentary highlights the extraordinary efforts of Rosalie Gould to save the artwork of students incarcerated at Rohwer Incarceration Center during World War II. A former mayor of McGhee, Arkansas, she became a champion in advocating, educating and preserving the Rohwer site as a remembrance of this part of American history.
See the trailer below.
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"Time of Remembrance Discovery Program: The Japanese American Experience, is a multi-media educational program where students learn about the Japanese American experience during World War II from those who lived it. This powerful program includes a walk through a re-creation of an incarceration camp barrack, see the replica guard tower and hear personal stories from volunteers of Japanese ancestry. For eight weeks, January 27 through March 21, 2014, student from throughout Northern California explore concepts such as citizenship, constitutionality, and redress. For information or to schedule student group's contact: Kelly Bitz at 916-654-1729 or
The NCTOR and its educational partners, The California Museum, Elk Grove Unified School District, and the California State University, Sacramento, Library, Special Collection, plan these activities in remembrance of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which suspended due process and resulted in the unjust incarceration of approximately 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into America's concentration centers during World War II.
PLATINUM SPONSOR: DELEGATA - SOLUTIONS WITHOUT BORDERS, Kais Menoufy