Fred Korematsu’s 100th Birthday

The New York Day of Remembrance Committee presents the 2nd Annual New York City Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the New York County Lawyers Association, Andrew Hamilton Hall, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm.

The event will also commemorate Korematsu’s 100th birthday. He was born on January 30, 1919, in Oakland, Calif.

A reenactment of legal proceedings in Korematsu v. United States will be performed by member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York.

A reception will follow the program.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
New York County Lawyers Association
Andrew Hamilton Hall
14 Vesey Street
6:30-9:00 pm

The program is free but please register by Jan. 29 at: https://www.aabany.org/events/event_details.asp?legacy=1&id=1187505

Here’s the event on Facebook.

Additional co-sponsors: Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Jill and Jim Cornell, APALSA at NYU Law School, Japanese American Association, Japanese Americans/Japanese in America, Asian American Federation, Japanese American National Museum, Japanese American Citizen’s League (NY Chapter), Fred T. Korematsu Institute, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Center for Constitutional Rights, Coalition of Asian American Children & Families, Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP)

The Korematsu Day program is organized and presented by the NY Day Of Remembrance Committee which is committed to promoting educational and healing efforts related to the US incarceration of Japanese Americans and other communities and to protecting civil liberties.

Photo courtesy of the Korematsu Institute.