|Date / Time / Location||Event Description|
|Monday, April 3, 2017|
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Loker Student Union
CSUDH Community Engagement Symposium
IT CAN HAPPEN AGAIN”: The 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 and America’s Concentration Camps,” is the subject of talks by Keynote Speakers Donald Teruo Hata & Hatsuko Mary Higuchi at the2017 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM of the Center for Service Learning, Internships, and Community Engagement at California State University, Dominguez Hills, on Monday, April 3, 2017. The program begins at 11:00in theLoker Student Union Ballroom
Introduction: On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which authorized the mass removal and incarceration of “all persons of Japanese ancestry” on the West Coast. Our keynote speakers recall the impact of EO 9066 on their personal lives and careers, and how recent political developments bare an alarming and ominous resemblance to what happened to Nikkei (Japanese Americans) 75 years ago.
At the same time, he compiled a strong record of civic engagement, serving as Planning Commissioner and City Councilman in Gardena (1970-76); in the latter role he introduced several bills to regulate the city’s poker casinos, and championed Affirmative Action programs to encourage the hiring and promotion of qualified women and peoples of color. He also served on the governing boards of mainstream professional organizations such as the Historical Society of Southern California and the California Historical Society; and as an elected officer of the American Historical Association. He and his late wife, Dr. Nadine Ishitani Hata (Professor of History and Vice-President for Academic Affairs at El Camino College), co-authored Japanese Americans and World War II: Mass Removal, Imprisonment, and Redress, a popular and affordable brief monograph first published in 1974 and continuously revised through the current 4th Edition.
Hatsuko Mary Higuchi is an accomplished water-media artist whose EO 9066 Series of paintings have garnered numerous Best of Show and First-Prize awards. Her talk includes personal memories of the mass removal and incarceration of her family during World War II. She was born in Los Angeles in 1939 and raised in Torrance, CA. Mary’s family was imprisoned at Poston, Arizona, 1942-45. After their release and return, her parents worked and saved enough money to put a down payment on a small farm in Torrance, but her father suddenly died at the age of 45. Her mother boldly decided to work the farm herself, and at the same time raised four small children. Mary recalls driving a truck to help on the farm when she was in elementary school.
Mary earned a teaching credential from UCLA and a MA from Pepperdine University, and taught elem
Requirements for poster presentation: Complete all required information in this application. Submit application before March 20, 2017to SLICE office at SCC 300 or by emailing it to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Presentations may include: Community-based research, creative activities, internships, community engagement projects -Lunch will be provided!
|Saturday - Sunday,|
April 15- 16, 2017
Saturday, 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Sunday, 11:00 am-7:00 pm
CSUDH Sculpture Garden
Native American Pow Wow, “Honoring the Indigenous People of the Americans”
Download Pow Wow Guide and Program (upcoming)
Featuring: Terry Goedel, Champion Hoop Dancer; Mac Lopez, Native American Flute; Earl Steen, Gourd Dancer
Frybread, Native American Market Place, Public Welcome.
Parking: Lot 6, $6 Saturday, Free Sunday.
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
The Farmers' Market - Fresh fruits and vegetables
Honda CNG, Environmental Sustainability Projects features showing how we can help to save the planet and mitigate climate change.