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Friday March 13. The conference will begin with a Welcome and Orientation Dinner for 25 Resource People which will be hosted by the Sansei Legacy Project. Following dinner, Resource People will get an opportunity to socialize and discuss issues among themselves prior to Saturday's activities.


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Saturday March 14. The conference will focus on inter-disciplinary Roundtable Discussions, whereby Resource People will engage in interactive discussions in small and large group formats. The discussions will highlight priorities and salient issues from different areas, including:

Family and Intergenerational Issues.
Arts and Healing.
Political Empowerment and Healing.
Support Groups.
Mental Health Practice.
Other areas

Sunday March 15
. The public is invited to attend an
open forum featuring six Resource People:

Jean Fujiu, Executive Director, Japanese American Service Committee, Chicago.
Jim Okutsu, Associate Dean, College of Ethnic Studies and Professor of Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University.
Karen Suyemoto, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Janice Tanaka, Assistant Professor, Telecommunications Department, University of Florida.
Lloyd Wake, United Methodist minister (retired), civil rights activist, former internee.
Maria Fuchs Winik, MFCC, past Vice President of Generation to Generation, an organization for the offspring of Jewish Holocaust survivors (Albany, CA).

Coming from different backgrounds and generations, the panelists will explore the varying ways in which Sansei have managed the impact of the internment experience.














Sansei Legacy Project
2311 Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
Ph. (510) 523-6021, Fax (510) 522-1367

Funded partially by the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund.
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