Dear JACL NY Members and Friends,
Please join us for the inaugural celebration of Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution in New York City! We look forward to seeing you Tuesday, January 30, as we hear from politicians, scholars, and activists to discuss this important milestone.
The program will honor Fred Korematsu as a civil liberties role model, recognize the efforts of allies who worked on the campaign to make this important day a reality, and bring attention to Korematsu‘s legacy and its relevance to today’s issues.
Please RSVP on the fb event page:
Speakers and Panelists:
- Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute
- Daniel Dromm, City Council Member, District 25 (Jackson Heights and Elmhurst)
- Dr. Debbie Almontaser, President Muslim Community Network
- Julie Azuma, Founding member New York Day of Remembrance Committee, Vice President, JAANY (The Japanese American Association of New York), Board of Directors U.S.-Japan Council
- Youth from the Asian American Student Advocacy Project
- Albert Cahn, Legal Director, CAIR-New York
Moderated by Rocky Chin, Esq.Civil Rights/Social Justice Advocate
Date: January 30, 2018
Location: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Film Center
36 East 8th Street, New York, NY 10003
NYU APALSA (Asian-Pacific American Law Student’s Assn)CAIR-New York (Council on American Islamic Relations)
There were many organizations and individuals that helped make this momentous event happen.
Please support our co-sponsors and please help spread the word!
Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution in NYC
For more information about the life an legacy of Fred T. Korematsu and the Korematsu Institute: