Densho* marks the anniversary of Executive Order 9066 with a full week of action and remembrance from February 14-21. Join them to dig into the past and find new ways to take action towards justice and equity today. Follow along on social media @DenshoProject! More info: Join Densho for a Week of Action and Remembrance – Japanese American Incarceration and Internment
2021 Densho week of action events
- SUNDAY, 2/14. EMBRACE: SHOW JAPANESE AMERICAN HISTORY ORGS SOME LOVE!
- MONDAY, 2/15. LEARN: DISCOVER AND SHARE RESOURCES FOR THE CLASSROOM
- TUESDAY, 2/16. BRIDGE: BUILD DEEPER UNDERSTANDING AND CONNECTION THROUGH COMMUNITY
- WEDNESDAY, 2/17. DIG DEEPER: EXPLORE DENSHO RESOURCES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR HISTORY
- THURSDAY, 2/18. CONNECT: UNDERSTAND HOW JAPANESE AMERICAN WWII INCARCERATION IS PART OF BROADER SYSTEMS OF OPPRESSION
- FRIDAY, 2/19. REMEMBER: OBSERVE THE ANNIVERSARY OF EO9066
*Densho is a Japanese term meaning “to pass on to the next generation,” or to leave a legacy. The legacy Densho offers is an American story with ongoing relevance: during World War II, the United States government incarcerated innocent people solely because of their ancestry.
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