2018 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 14, 2018

Sharing Historias: Un Día En Manzanar

Event Description:

This event will emphasize the intersectionality of all communities in regards to civil rights as we share a day of learning and educating towards the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The day will begin with a showing of Stand Up For Justice: A Ralph Lazo Story. Lazo was a Mexican-American who chose to go to and remain in Manzanar War Relocation Center with his Japanese-American friends during WWII. The screening will be followed by a tour of Block 14 which consists of two barracks, one latrine and a mess hall exhibit. Make sure to bring a water bottle, comfortable walking shoes, a hat and sunglasses!

Event Sponsor(s):
Manzanar National Historic Site

Date & time:
July 14, 2018
10:30AM  -  12:30PM

Location:
Manzanar National Historic Site
5001 HWY 395
Independence , CA, 93526

Open to the Public:
Yes

Cost:
Free

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Briana Ortiz with Latino Heritage Internship Program at 9159990261 or briortiz01@gmail.com.


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