SAN DIEGO LECTURE–Japanese Americans in San Diego

SAN DIEGO LECTURE–Join Professor Susan Hasegawa for a lecture on Japanese Americans in San Diego. For nearly 150 years, Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans have called San Diego County home, attracted to the warm climate and economic opportunities. How did they contribute to the history and growth of the San Diego region and grow into […]

SAN DIEGO LECTURE–The Japanese American Incarceration Was Illegal

  SAN DIEGO LECTURE–Join Peter Irons, UCSD legal scholar and political science professor and David Loy, ACLU San Diego legal director for an eye-opening and thought-provoking dialogue about the U.S. government incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Dr. Irons was part of the legal team in the successful effort in the 1980s to […]

SAN DIEGO–One Man’s Internment Story

SAN DIEGO–One Man’s Internment Story program will be conducted in an interview format following a short history of Japanese American internment. Carlsbad resident Jack Kubota was born in Pasadena, California, but moved to the Imperial Valley when he was an infant. His family had a trucking business, and he grew up and attended school in […]