Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League Presents

Day of Remembrance Workshop "Protecting Human Rights: Solidarity in Diversity"
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017 
Time: 1:30-4:00 pm  
Location: The Memorial Hall at Enmanji Buddhist Temple
1200 Gravenstein Hwy S., Sebastopol, CA 95472

We are pleased to invite you to a workshop "Protecting Human Rights: Solidarity in Diversity". This workshop is sponsored and organized by the Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League for "Day of Remembrance" to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 1942 signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Roosevelt.  

This workshop's main objectives are to:

The panel will include Sonoma County JACL board member Marie Sugiyama, who will speak about her experiences in a Japanese American internment camp, Charles Bonner, a civil rights attorney, Denia Candela, a board member of Los Cien of Sonoma County, Cecilia Dawson, a Somona County Indian Health project coordinatior, and Amal Crespo, from the Islamic Center of Northern Marin. Gay LeBaron, a historian and columnist at the Press Democrat, will moderate the panel.

This discussion is open to the public and free of charge. 

To find out more, please contact 
About JACL  The JACL, founded in 1929, is the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in the United States. The Sonoma County Chapter was organized in August of 1934. It is dedicated to educating the public about the Japanese American experience, monitoring legislation affecting minority human and civil rights, and fostering Japanese American culture. Please visit for more information.

Sonoma County JACL - PO Box 1915 Santa Rosa, CA 95402 -