Admission is free.
On February 19, 1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, leading to the largest mass incarceration of a targeted ethnic group in American history. Be a part of the 75th anniversary as we reflect on the events surrounding the incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans during WWII – approximately 2/3 of whom were American citizens. Participants to include individuals whose families were imprisoned in the camps, families currently affected by the Muslim ban, students, artists and community activists. Explore the legacy through photography, art, text and music. During this evening, visitors will be able to add their thoughts and comments, as well as learn actionable methods to stay involved to protect civil liberties for all. This event is open and encouraged for all ages, ethnic backgrounds, and religious beliefs.