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Saturday, February 29 • 11:20am - 12:20pm
Teaching Japanese American Incarceration With Lessons to Inspire Civic Engagement Relevant Today

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The WWII Japanese American incarceration is a dramatic example of how anti-immigrant sentiment, racial bias, and failure of political leadership can have grave consequences for American civil liberties. We will share teacher-developed lessons about this history - aligned to the C3 framework - designed to inspire students’ civic engagement and critical thinking about current topics, such as racism, immigration, detention.


Courtney Peagler

Korematsu Institute
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Karen Korematsu

Founder and Executive Director, Fred T. Korematsu Institute
Karen Korematsu is the Founder and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute and daughter of the late civil rights icon, Fred Korematsu. Since her father’s passing in 2005, Karen has carried on his legacy as a public speaker, educator and civil rights advocate. She shares... Read More →

Saturday February 29, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm PST
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