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Setsuko’s Secret Series: Post-War Community Advocacy and Political Leadership

Saturday, February 13th | 2:00pm MT

Join us for a reflective conversation about growing up post-war, the activism of the Sansei generation, the redress movement, our current national crisis, and where we go from here.

Shirley Ann Higuchi, author of the new book Setsuko’s Secret: Heart Mountain and the Legacy of the Japanese American Incarceration, will be joined by three prominent figures in the political and legal space: Assembleyman Warren Furutani, Congressman Mike Honda, and lawyer Dale Minami; KABC-TV Channel 7 in Los Angeles news anchor David Ono will moderate. Special guest Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, Heart Mountain incarceree and San Jose native, will join us to give remarks.

The panel discussion will be followed by an opportunity for the audience to ask questions through Q&A chat.