Fred Korematsu Day Events

Click here for a list of 2013 events.

On 2/2/12, Fred Korematsu becomes the first Asian American in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery’s permanent civil rights exhibition. From left to right: National Portrait Gallery director Martin Sullivan, Korematsu Institute director Ling Woo Liu, Korematsu Institute co-founder Karen Korematsu, Congresswoman Doris Matsui, former US Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta, JACL National executive director Floyd Mori, GPhA CEO and former Leadership Conference on Civil Rights executive director Ralph Neas, Congressman Mike Honda. Photo courtesy of JACL.

 

Click here for a list of 2012 events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers at the Korematsu Institute’s inaugural Fred Korematsu Day celebration in Berkeley, CA on 1/30/11. Left to right: Korematsu campus student Andre Alexander, KI director Ling Woo Liu, Asm. Warren Furutani, KI co-founder Karen Korematsu, Rev. Jesse Jackson, spoken word artist Beau Sia, Asm. Marty Block, emcee Sydnie Kohara, KI launch committee member Shirin Sinnar

Click here for a list of inaugural 2011 events