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LOS ANGELES—Centering the Masses: “Families Belong Together” Quilt

May 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am10:00 am

LOS ANGELES—Join Visual Communications and Nikkei Progressives for a report back from the Crystal City Pilgrimage, where a group of Japanese Americans visited the WWII incarceration camp in Crystal City and protest at South Texas Family Residential Center, the country’s largest immigrant prison. Hear about the 25,000 origami cranes sent from around the country, local support work for migrant and asylum seekers, and the Nikkei Progressives’ Families Belong Together quilt.

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 3–5 pm

341 E 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Presented by Visual Communications, CENTERING THE MASSES is a series of free pop-up events and programs at 341 FSN, in the heart of Los Angeles Little Tokyo’s historic district. This nine-week series running from April 5th to May 30, 2019 will bring together artists, cultural workers, entertainment professionals, and civic personalities to celebrate and explore all the ways that motion pictures and media artworks impact our lives. Through intimate conversation, screenings, and visual art presentations, this project will be a space to address the current realities of a community that sits at the crossroads of shifting racial, generational, and economic conditions.

Click here for a downloadable calendar of all the events.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant.


341 FSN
341 E 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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