INALIENABLE: IMMIGRANT RIGHTS: Youth Voices from World War II and Post 9/11
Sat., April 12, 2008 1 - 4 p.m. Oakland Museum of California
Date: Saturday April 12, 2008
Location: Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street at 10th St., Oakland, CA 94607
INALIENABLE will be a multicultural, intergenerational gathering featuring personal stories, video, cultural performances and speakers. Listen to the stories of civil liberties and human rights violations experienced by immigrants of Japanese, Italian, German and Latin American descent, identified as "enemy aliens" during World War II -- as well as stories by Arab, South Asian, Muslim and Latino youth today, impacted by post-9/11 policies and practices. Learn about the hidden internment stories of World War II and post 9/11. Participate in current efforts to resolve unfinished World War II redress issues; and challenges to current, post 9/11 civil liberties violations.
Enemy Alien Files Consortium - Members: American Italian Historical Association, German American Internee Coalition, Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project, National Japanese American Historical Society. Partners: American Muslim Voice, Arab Resource & Organizing Center, Council on American-Islamic Relations and National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. For information, contact NJAHS: (415) 921-5007 or email: email@example.com