Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution
In San Jose's Historic Japantown:
'Speaking Up! Fred Korematsu's Legacy for the 21st Century'
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Wesley United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall
566 North Fifth Street
1 pm – 3 pm
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj)
535 North Fifth Street
Free admission from 12 noon - 4 pm with docent led tours
The movie, Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story, will be shown at JAMsj at 12:15 and again after the main program at JAMsj at 3:15
Karen Korematsu of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute and Zahra Billoo of the Council on American-Islamic Relations will lead a panel discussion of what "Speaking Up!" means for students and citizens in today's world. The Fred T. Korematsu Institute will provide an instructional kit to all teachers who register in advance and attend the event. This instructional kit includes a K-12 Korematsu Institute Teacher’s Guide, videos and accompanying lesson plans, and posters. Kits give you access to digital materials, including the entire Korematsu Institute Teacher's Guide and additional lesson plans on five documentaries on the Japanese American incarceration.
RSVP is highly recommended to secure a seat by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 408-294-3138 by January 20, 2019.