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Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC)
                           Equality, Justice and Peace



In this Issue

The Road To Redress and Reparations

NOC General Meeting
9066 to 9/11 Film Screening

Spirit of Japantown Festival

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration

Photo: Children reciting Pledge of Allegiance  

"The Road to Redress and Reparations"

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the
Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Presented by:

San Jose JACL
Nihonmachi Outreach Committee
San Jose City College

Before evacuation: Children at Raphael Weill Public School in San Francisco. Photo by Dorothea Lange


Saturday, August 9, 2008
2:00-4:00 p.m
San Jose City College Theater
2100 Moorpark Avenue,
San Jose, CA 95128

Free and open to the public

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  Photo: Norm Mineta photo: John Tateishi   Photo: Susan Hayase  
Featuring speakers: Former Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta, National JACL Redress Director, John Tateishi, NOC Redress Activist, Susan Hayase
For more info: press release email: info@sjnoc.org

NOC General Membership Meeting

  Image: 9066 to 9/11 Film Cover  

9066 to 9/11:  America's Concentration Camps,
Then ...and Now?

Film Screening

2-4 pm, Sunday, September 21, 2008

Yu-Ai Kai Building
588 North 4th Street,
San Jose, CA


Come and find out what NOC and the Day of Remembrance event is all about.

  At this general meeting, we will discuss ideas for the 2009 Day of Remembrance event. We will also screen the documentary "9066 to 9/11: America's Concentration Camps, Then...and Now." This short film draws parallels between the treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II with the treatment of Arab Americans and Muslims in this country after 9/11. Contact info@sjnoc.org for more info.

Spirit of Japantown Festival

Image: Festival Logo

Spirit of Japantown Festival
Saturday, Oct 4, 2008

Festival website: www.spiritofjapantownfestival.com

Image: NOC Booth Image: Jemma Jio at NOC Booth   San Jose Japantown is one the last three major Japantowns that remain in the United States. This festival highlights the diverse culture and traditions of this historic district. Come visit us at the NOC booth!

NOC booth at 2007 Spirit of Japantown Festival


Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration and Anti-Nuke Protest

Photo: Hiroshima Mushroom Cloud
Photo: Hiroshima Victim   Image: Nuclear-Free Futur Month Banner

Friday, August 8, 5:00-6:00pm
Front of Federal Courthouse, 2nd & San Carlos, San Jose CA.

Raging Grannies join Friday Peace Vigil to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of bombing of Hiroshima Nagasaki. Contact: Granny Shirley 408-255-6559 grannies@wilpfsanjose.org

This event is sponsored by WILPF-Raging Grannies San Jose Branch

San Jose Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC)
P.O. Box 2293, San Jose, CA  95109

E-Mail: info@sjnoc.org

"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
                                                                           - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.