Densho Events Calendar

We may not be able to come together in person anytime soon, but you can rest assured that we’re working hard to expand our digital offerings and create virtual gathering spaces to stay connected to you, our Densho community. Here’s a list of upcoming and ongoing digital events offered by Densho and other community partners. We’ll continue to update this calendar as we add new programming, so make sure to come back to check out the latest!

September

October

Wednesday, October 7th

Xenophobia: From Japanese American Incarceration to Immigrant Detention Today, 4-6pm PST

This digital teach-in will deepen your understanding of American xenophobia and racism, using Japanese American WWII incarceration and the current crisis of immigrant detention as case studies. Free and open to the public, but priority will be given to Washington State teachers.

>> Learn more and register

Saturday, October 24th

Densho Dinner @ Home, 5-6:30pm PDT

Our history shows that, in moments of turmoil, our connections to each other matter more than ever. While we can’t gather in person, we can still come together in community to collectively remember our past and affirm our commitment to action. Join Densho for an inspiring evening of community, remembrance and solidarity. Together we can transform this challenging time into a moment for powerful social change.

>> Learn more about the program and register for free tickets!

November

Thursday, November 12th

Xenophobia: From Japanese American Incarceration to Immigrant Detention Today, 4-6pm PST

This digital teach-in will deepen your understanding of American xenophobia and racism, using Japanese American WWII incarceration and the current crisis of immigrant detention as case studies. Free and open to the public, but priority will be given to Washington State teachers.

>> Learn more and register

[Header image: Scene at a hoedown themed party at the 1980 JACL National Convention. Courtesy of the Kinoshita Collection.]

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