Wednesday, January 29th

Time Event Title
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Y.E.S. Open House

YES House
Join Y.E.S. student directors talk about opportunities to make a difference in the off-campus community. Our 15 student-run programs provide services to a broad age spectrum ranging from toddlers to senior citizens. Come learn how to get involved, gain skills and make friends while making a difference. There is a program for everyone!
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

How to Find a Part-Time Job

Arcata, CA
Come learn strategies for finding local part-time jobs.
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties

Kate Buchanan Room
Please join us for this historical day honoring the late Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American who fought for civil rights. In 1942, Fred Korematsu was arrested for refusing to go to a WWII incarceration camp for Japanese-Americans. He appealed his case all the way to the Supreme Court, which ruled against him. The court said the incarceration was justified due to military necessity. Forty years later, the discovery of new evidence allowed Korematsu to re-open his case with pro-bono lawyers. In 1983, a federal court in San Francisco overturned Korematsu's conviction. It was a pivotal moment in civil rights history. In 1998, Korematsu received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Bill Clinton, the nation’s highest civilian award. Mr. Korematsu passed away in 2005 at the age of 86.

In 2010, California passed a bill marking every January 30 as Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties. It is the first day in U.S. history named after an Asian American.

This 2nd Annual Fred Korematsu Day at HSU will kick off at 5pm in Kate Buchanan Room:

5:00 - 5:15 Welcome & Introduction
5:15 – 6:15 Documentary: “Unfinished Business: The Japanese-American Internment Cases” (director: Steven Okazaki, 2005)
6:20 – 6:50 Documentary: “Pilgrimage” (director: Tadashi Nakamura)
6:50 – 7:50 Q & A and Discussion with former internees Aiko and Edwin Uyeki, and their family members.

For more information, go to HSU Library News:

Presented by the MultiCultural Center, Associated Students, and HSU Library.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Jan 25th-Mar 22nd

HSU Alumni Centennial Road Show

Various locations, USA

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