Acknowledgments

Conference Committee

Co-chairs
Iku Kiriyama, Japanese American Historical Society of Southern California
Glenn Omatsu,  UCLA Asian American Studies Department

Workshop committee chairs & committee members (with organizational affiliations):

Traci Kato-Kiriyama (Tuesday Night Project), LGBT(JA)Q?
Sean Miura, LT Roots

Kathy Masaoka (Nikkei for Civli Rights & Redress (NCRR)),  From the Camps to Redress to 9/11
Kei Nagao, JTown Voice
Kristin Fukushima, Kizuna
Craig Ishii, Kizuna

Mark Masaoka (A3PCON) Activism in the Great Recession
Albert Quach, Asian Pacific Coalition

Alan Nishio (Little Tokyo Service Center Board of Directors, President), The Role of Community Activism in Little Tokyo
Tony Osumi, NCRR
Cyndi Tando, UCLA NSU
Members of Kizuna

Glenn Omatsu, Educate to Transform!
Ashley Honma, UCLA NSU
Matt Ichinose, UCLA NSU
Kevin Machino, UCLA NSU

Evelyn Yoshimura (Little Tokyo Service Center), Video
Tad Nakamura, filmmaker
Sean Miura, Tuesday Night Project

Workshop Panelists, as noted in program schedule

Web Designer:
Aaron Hamachi, Hamachi Technologies
Ming Lai

Conference Flyer:
Designer:
Renee Nakagawa, USC Nikkei Student Assn

Outreach:
Ashley Honma, UCLA NSU
Matt Ichinose, UCLA NSU
Kevin Machino, UCLA NSU
Albert Quach, UCLA NSU
Cyndi Tando,  UCLA NSU

Nisei Activist Interviews:
Glenn Omatsu, advisor

Interviewers (UCLA NSU):
Hiromi Aoyama
Matt Ichinose
Jaymie Takeshita
Cyndi Tando
Kazumi Yoshida
Christine Imazumi

Crew (videotaping, recorders) (UCLA NSU):
Jacie Matsuura
Albert Quach
Sara Seto
Christine Imazumi
Yuta Ebikawa
Casey Sakima
Kristi Ueda
Kevin Machino

Nisei Activists:
Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga
Yosh Kuromiya
Jim Matsuoka
Lillian Nakano
Wilbur Sato
Dr. James Yamazaki

P.R., Logistics:
Iku Kiriyama

Venue:
Koji Sakai, Japanese American National Museum

Funding:
UCLA Aratani CARE Grant program, UCLA Asian American Studies Center.
Japanese American Historical Society of Southern California

Co-Sponsors:
Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress
Greater Los Angeles Singles JACL chapter
Hamachi Technologies
CSUN Asian American Studies Department
CSUN Faculty Mentor Program
CSUN EOP Student Association
A3PCON
Kizuna
UCLA Nikkei Student Union (NSU)
UCLA Asian American Studies Center
UCLA Asian American Studies Department
JANM
Humanist Films
Keiro Senior HealthCare
activist lunches catered by Cafe Dulce — please support our Little Tokyo community businesses

Community Friends:
Prof. Scott Kurashige
Miki Fujimoto
Sets Asano
George & Helen Nakano
Mas Dobashi
Dolly Shimizu Kaplan
Joyce Okazaki
Paul Otera
Louise Sakamoto

Special thanks:
Prof. Scott Kurashige – raffle prizes

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