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Summer Appeal 2015

Become part of a grassroots, community effort to keep the stories of Japanese Americans and their experiences during World War II alive, today and in the future…

Digitization Project Internships

Densho is seeking two to three interns to support our Digitizing Photos for Japanese American Oral Histories Project.

2015 Day of Remembrance Events

Note: All events are free and open to the public except as noted. Some may require reservations; see web links for further information. Densho does not endorse these events, but…

Densho Online Giving Challenge Match for December

Earlier this year, Densho received the Vox Populi Award from the Oral History Association for our online 800+ oral history collection. Following the announcement of this prestigious national award, the…

Densho Online Giving Challenge Match

We need your help to support our teacher training and oral history interview programs. The Densho board and staff have pooled resources to create a $20,000 Densho Challenge match for…

Sushi & Sake Fest a Success!

A heartfelt thank you to the 500 guests and sponsors who made this year’s Densho Sushi & Sake Festival the best! Kudos to the staff and volunteers for making MOHAI…

April Fool’s 2013

Densho’s special April Fool’s Edition of the eNewsletter is now available!

First Peek at the Densho Encyclopedia: Editor’s Message

We are two months away from the launch of the Densho Encyclopedia and want your feedback. We made a beta version available for viewing and testing: encyclopedia.densho.org. Editor’s Message Brian…

Densho Job Openings

Densho is seeking to fill four positions in the coming months. To apply for the job openings listed below, please send your resume (Word, PDF, or Plain text) and a…

RIP William Hohri

[Below is an excerpt from an obituary written by Martha Nakagawa. The photo is from an interview William Hohri did with Densho in 1997. Frank Abe also has a good…

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Gala

For the last two days I have been involved in a flurry of activities around the Microsoft Alumni Foundation’s Integral Fellows award. Although I did not win, I was honored…

Tom Ikeda Nominated for Microsoft Alumni Foundation Integral Fellows Award

Densho’s executive director, Tom Ikeda, is honored to be selected as a finalist for the first Microsoft Alumni Foundation Integral Fellows Award. Over 150 Microsoft alumni have started and run…

Auction to Help Densho

For a non-profit, raising money is always challenging. One of the fun things we do is to have a silent auction at our annual Sushi & Sake Fest on Nov…

Help Preserve Minidoka and Heart Mountain

The Friends of Minidoka, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation, and Conservation Fund ask supporters to urge their U.S. senators to vote for legislation that will fund the acquisition of lands for…

Nisei Students Help Others

We’re pleased to share a positive news story today. Teresa Watanabe’s June 6 article in the Los Angeles Times serves as antidote to sad reports of college students having to…

Tribal Grant

Yesterday I went with Densho board members Tomio Moriguchi and Mari Horita to the Muckleshoot Casino to accept a check for the very nice sum of $10,000. (Mari is pictured…

Message from Densho’s New Technical Director

This is my first entry to densho.blog as the newest member of the Densho staff, having taken over as Technical Director when Geoff departed after 8 years with Densho. Coming…

Densho Remodel

In recent months, Densho headquarters have been getting a much-needed facelift. With the help of generous donors and contractors, our humble abode is becoming more presentable. We rent an annex…

A New Chapter

In a few days, I will leave my position as Director of Technology and Information at Densho to move on to another nonprofit organization. For many people, a job is…

Saving Tapes of the Redress Hearings

I’ve been watching recently salvaged video files from the 1981 hearings held in Seattle by the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC). After hearing testimonies around the…

Sushi & Sake Fest: See the Fun

Our event photographer has posted a big batch of photos from Densho’s 7th annual Sushi & Sake Fest that you can view or purchase. If you attended the event and…

Sushi + Sake = Bliss

Sushi addicts (you know who you are) will achieve bliss at the perfect culinary event for nigiri fans and Japanophiles. Our hugely popular annual Sushi & Sake Fest takes place…