- This event has passed.
The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today, featuring Tom Ikeda (Sarasota Program)
April 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
The Pardoll Family Lecture Series Presents:
The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today
Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) Lecture with Tom Ikeda
April 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Community Foundation of Sarasota County
2018 marks the 76th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 innocent Japanese Americans. To mark this anniversary, Densho executive director Tom Ikeda will discuss how this injustice happened during a time of fear and how we are seeing similar fears happening in America today. Tom will discuss how immigration bans, discriminatory laws, and incarceration in an American concentration camp affected his Gold Star Japanese immigrant grandparents.
To reserve your seat, call 727.820.0100 ext. 301. Free and open to the public.
***Thank you to Duke Energy for sponsoring The FHM’s 2018 Genocide and Human Rights Awareness (GHRAM) Series!