“Go for Broke” at Sierra College

Sierra College’s Veterans Success Center will host a film showing of “Go for Broke” at Rocklin Campus T Dietrich Theatre on November 16th, Saturday, from 3:30 – 6:30 pm.  Stacey Hayashi will introduce the film with Q & A after. Tickets free. Donations accepted. Register here.

Tsuru for Solidarity

Information and “Mini-Fold-in” November 23, 2019. (view in browser) Next year’s pilgrimage will be historic for people of Japanese ancestry to heal our own intergenerational wounds by standing in solidarity with immigrants and all people of color being targeted by policies of hatred and fear so reminiscent of our past. Representing wings of hope, we will bring […]

PRESS RELEASE: Reflections on the Japanese American Sesquicentennial at Wakamatsu Farm

PLACERVILLE, CA. (July 31, 2019)   WakamatsuFest150 was a sesquicentennial festival celebrating 150 years of Japanese American heritage, arts, and cuisine at Wakamatsu Farm in Placerville, California.  Held June 6th through 9th, American River Conservancy (ARC) hosted the event to recognize the 150th anniversary of the first Japanese pioneers’ arrival at Wakamatsu Farm where they established the first Japanese Colony […]

NCWNP helps ARC Celebrate Wakamatsu’s 150 Anniversary

NCWNP District was a sponsor of the celebration of WakamatsuFest150 held June 6 – 9, 2019. Congratulations to the ARC American River Conservancy for a successful event. For those who were unable to attend the weekend long schedule of events, please enjoy the photos in the attached google photo folder. WakamatsuFest150 – June 6 to […]

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Every day thousands of young people experience bullying from their peers while at school, after school in their neighborhoods, and even when they are at home, through social media and texts.  50% of Asian American students in New York City schools report being bullied. There is a high prevelance of suicidal ideation as a result of unceasing […]

Free online curriculum for high school and college students coming Fall 2019

Sign-now for updates. What Does it Mean to be an American? Inspired by the Legacy of Secretary Norman Mineta, the curriculum was developed by Mineta Legacy Project in partnership with SPICE (Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education). The free educational curriculum offers six lessons for educators, high school students and college students to examine what […]

Sebastopol World Friends

Sister City Friendship Dinner – Where Sushi Meets Borsch Date: Saturday, November 2 Time: 5:30pm Location: Enmanji Buddhist Temple Memorial Hall 1200 Gravenstein Hwy South, Sebastopol Join us for this special evening celebrating Sebastopol’s sister city relationships with Takeo, Japan and Chyhyryn, Ukraine.  Delicious food from Ukraine and Japan.  Cultural entertainment by the Burevisnyky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble […]

Musical Message about JA incarceration

New release inspired by the JA incarceration experience by Kishi Bashi. He will be performing live in the Bay Area. Go to Kishibashi.com for more information. OCT 11 FRI The Warfield in San Francisco, CA, United States OCT 12 SAT SLO Brew in San Luis Obispo, CA, United States Kishi Bashi – Violin Tsunami https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xlXwpaAVoJQ&feature=share