Saturday, January 28, 2006

Asian Pacific Islander Movement Building Event - Oakland 2/3 & Day of Remembrance 2/26 Jtown SF

API Movement-Building Presents...
Friday, February 3, 2006
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Asian Resource Center Lobby - 310 8th Street, Oakland
Come to the Hong Kong WTO Protests Report Back and watch exclusive video footage of the protests and actions. Hear from the Bay Area WT-NO Delegation, a the delegation of displaced garment workers, youth, activists, and organizers and members of the Korean Exposure and Education Program (KEEP) that went to stand in solidarity with the worldwide opposition to neoliberalism and corporate globalization.
There will also be a silent auction of WTO Protest> t-shirts, posters, > photographs and much more! This event is a> fundraiser for the worker > delegation members of the Chinese Progressive Association
/This event is in memory of our brother, Birjinder> "Birj" Anant > (1974-2006), member of the WT-NO Delegation/>

More Info

Birjinder Anant : Rest in Peace and Power website -

Bay Area Day of Remembrance25th Anniversary
of the Redress Hearings
Sunday, February 26, 2006
The Bay Area Day of Remembrance Consortium will present DAY OF REMEMBRANCE 2006: Carrying the Light for Justice! - The 25th Anniversary of the Commission Hearings at San Francisco Japantown's AMC Kabuki Theatre - 1881 Post Street (at Fillmore) on Sunday, February 26, 2006 at 2 p.m.
This year's commemoration of the World War II incarceration of over 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry in U.S. concentration camps will feature cultural performances, film, and a candle lighting ceremony with U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (invited) as keynote speaker; and Dr. Satsuki Ina, psychologist and filmmaker (Children of the Camps and From a Silk Cocoon) as guest speaker. San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi will serve as the M.C.
Cultural tributes will include Melody Takata of Gen Taiko Arts; the Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program West Children's Choir with guest artist Francis Wong; and shigin (commemorative poetry) by Susumu Saiki.
Featured films will highlight the power of grassroots voices and personal stories, with an excerpt from Donald Young/KVIE's From Resettlement to Redress; and the film short: The Assembly on Wartime Relocation & Internment of Civilian, a public testimonial event that took place in April 2005.

A procession will follow from the Kabuki Theatre to the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, where an interfaith candle lighting will be led by the Japanese American Religious Federation. Tickets are $20 Door, $15 Advance; Group rates available for 10 or more. Call (415) 921-5007 to order tickets or to help with event.

More info on DOR

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