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Friends of the Madden Library Present Karen Korematsu Apr 7

PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:41 pm
by ciwathen
The Friends of the Madden Library Present:

Karen Korematsu
75 Years Later: Executive Order 9066, World War II Japanese American Incarceration


Friday, April 7, 2017
Madden Library room 2206 (2nd floor, South Wing)

6:00 Reception with hors d'oeuvres and no-host beer and wine bar
6:45 Program

RSVP at: www.fresnostate.edu/libraryrsvp (enter code LIBKORE)

Karen is the daughter of Fred Korematsu, who was a key figure in a landmark U. S. Supreme Court case that challenged the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066.

Congressman Jim Costa or his representative will be presenting a Congressional Resolution to the Japanese American Citizens League in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the passage of Executive Order 9066.

The Madden Library is hosting this event as part of 9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside, a series of exhibitions and events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans with a focus on those from the San Joaquin Valley.

This is a free, public event. Parking is unrestricted.

For more information or assistance with physical accommodations, contact Sharon Ramirez at 559.278.5790 or sramirez@csufresno.edu.

http://www.tinyurl.com/Madden9066