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Below is a chronological collection of news and articles
featuring the work of our Only What We Can Carry Project. 

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OWWCC Makes Spring ’16 Delegation to Manzanar

OWWCC Provides Resources for Seattle Opera Production, August 2015

Snow Falling On Cedars at Bainbridge Performing Arts, by Sarah Lane, Inside Bainbridge, March 3, 2015

Remembering Frank Kitamoto – A Pillar and Mentor for OWWCC

New Documentary Chronicles OWWCC’s Delegation to Manzanar

“Leaving Our Island” Day at Sakai

Remembering Legendary Farmer Akio Suyematsu, 1921-2012

Japanese American Internment 70th Anniversary Photo Gallery, by Brendan Sinnott, Inside Bainbridge, April 2, 2012

Click Here for a video presentation & tour on the Suyematsu Family from OWWCC & EduCulture Director Jon Garfunkel on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Japanese American Exclusion on Bainbridge Island, WA

Carrying a Message
Bainbridge Island Review, March 22, 2012
What would you carry with you – if you only had six days to pack a bag for yourself and your family, headed to a remote location, for an unknown period of time? What would you bring? (Read more)


Nearly seven decades later, internees and history project visit Manzanar by Ken Mochizuki, Special to the Kitsap Sun, July 23, 2011

In Our Opinion: Trip to Manzanar focuses on education process, Bainbridge Island Review, April 29, 2001

Then and Now: From Bainbridge to Manzanar (Part One) Rafu Shimpo, April 23, 2011

Only What They Could Carry (Part Two) Rafu Shimpo, April 26, 2011

OWWCC 2010 Story

OWWCC 2009 Story

OWWCC Delegation story featured in Winter 2009 BIJAC Newsletter

Community Recognition & Community Leadership Award

Global Source and Bainbridge Island School District leaders at the WASA Community Awards. L-R: Katy Curtis, Jon Garfunkel, Mary Woodward (OWWCC Board) , Kay Nakao (OWWCC Board), Julie Goldsmith (BISD Asst Superintendent), Pam Keyes (BISD Director of Communications), and Faith Chapel (BISD Superintendent)

2011 WASA Community Awards
L-R: Katy Curtis, Jon Garfunkel, Mary Woodward (OWWCC Board) , Kay Nakao (OWWCC Board), Julie Goldsmith (BISD Asst Superintendent), Pam Keyes (BISD Director of Communications), and Faith Chapel (BISD Superintendent)

 

May 2011…Global Source Education was honored by the Bainbridge Island School District with a Community Recognition Award and presented the Community Leadership Award by the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) for “outstanding community leadership and contributions to the improvement of public education.” We are grateful for such meaningful recognition of our two locally grown projects centered on Bainbridge Island: EduCulture and Only What We Can Carry.

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