Japanese-Americans

Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument DEDICATION CEREMONY Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument
DEDICATION CEREMONY
Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am
on the Northwest corner of Venice and Lincoln Boulevards
Unveiling of the VJAMM

MC: Phyllis Hayashibara, VJAMM Committee

Jim Smith, former Free Venice Beachhead Collective
Ruth Galanter, Retired Los Angeles City Councilmember, District 6
Joel Jacinto, Commissioner, Board of Public Works
Zev Yaroslavsky, LA County Supervisor, District 3 (retired)
Rachel Zaiden, Senior Field Deputy for LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
Len Nguyen, Senior Field Deputy for LA City Councilmember Mike Bonin
Kevin McKeown, Councilmember and former Mayor, City of Santa Monica
Jeff Burton, National Park Service, Manzanar National Historic Site
Dr. Jimmy Hara, born in Gila River WRA Camp in Arizona
Dr. Thomas Yoshikawa, former incarcee at Manzanar WRA Camp in California

Keynote Speaker Warren Furutani
Community Activist and Manzanar Pilgrimage Pioneer

Brian Maeda, VJAMM Committee, introduction of Quotes
Nikki Gilbert, VJAMM Committee, VJAMM Text
Emily Winters, VJAMM and VAC, Design
Suzanne Thompson, VJAMM and VAC, Education and Maintenance

VJAMM Fundraiser today at noon and tonight at Hama Sushi
48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, Saturday, April 29, 2017

This VJAMM Dedication souvenir program is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs, and with the support of Community Partners.

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