On the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 and the forced removal of the Bainbridge Island Japanese community in March 1942, followed by their incarceration at the Manzanar concentration camp, we revisit our the short documentary, What They Could Carry…Return To Manzanar”, about our OWWCC 2012 Delegation to Manzanar, by filmmaker Brenda Berry.
Authentically Teaching Bainbridge History: Delegation to Manzanar
April 13, 2022 at 11:30am, Wednesday – on Zoom
Join us to hear about the journey local teachers took to create their own stories through experiencing Manzanar alongside survivors. Listen to perspectives from teachers, survivors and co-directors of the Only What We Can Carry Project (OWWCC), who have facilitated the past five delegations.
Panelists: Jonathan Garfunkel, Bill Covert and Lilly Kitamoto Kodama
You can watch the program, or click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSuUTBd18jA