9066 / 9-11: Japanese American and Muslim and Arab American Communities
In Crisis,In Solidarity,In Justice,In CompassionProgram Content
- Moment of silence for Japan
- JANM Video: 9066 to 9/11
- Janan Delgado, Park51
- Enemy Alien trailer
- Musical Performance
- Remembrances: Frank Emi and the resisters
- Candle-light ceremony
Shot was done using available light in the church. The lighting was a mix of fluorescent and tungsten. There was a projector screen in the background and it was used as a reference color to white balance all the photographs using Olympus Viewer2 software.
Performance: Composer/flutist Nobuko Miyazaki performing an original piece reflecting shared experiences of Japanese Americans and Arab and Muslim Americans, featuring poetry by Janice Mirikitani and Suhei Hammad. With April Centrone (percussion), John Vergara ( oud - Arabic lute), Olivia Oguma and Nora Armani.
The New York Day of Remembrance Committee is a non-profit, as-hoc committee of volunteers whose primary mission is to organize an annual "Day of Remembrance" commemorating the experiences of the over 120,000 Japanese Americans unjustly incarcerated during World War II.
The New York Day of Remembrance Committee members
- Michael Ishii
- Tsuya Hohri Yee
- Mariko Masaoka-Drew
- Donna Tsufura
- Alix Mariko Webb
- Stan Honda
- Naomi Iwasaki
Event held at Japanese American United Church.
Please participate in JustOneCrane project of Save the Children Japan. There cranes symbolize our hope that Japan will be able to start healing on this long journey to recovery, and the donations will go to support the younger generation of Japan who will become an integral part of the process.