When: Sunday, January 27, 2013
1:00pm VIP reception with honorees, 2:30-4:30pm program.
Where: Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102
What: The Korematsu Institute celebrates Fred Korematsu Day 2013 by honoring 16 American civil rights heroes who’ve been long overlooked (see list below). This will be a historic gathering of civil rights heroes and the descendants of heroes who have passed on. Event also features celebrity emcee DANNY GLOVER, as well as a special performance by American Idol star JASMINE TRIAS.
Tickets: Available for purchase here. $100 VIP reception + program admission. $25 program general admission. $10 senior (65+)/student admission.
-Grace Lee Boggs
-1938 Chinatown Dollar Store Strikers
-Internment Dissenters (No-Nos, Draft Resisters, & Renunciants)
-Japanese American WWII Veterans
-Bhagat Singh Thind
-Philip Vera Cruz
-Wong Kim Ark