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Rotary Community Peace Conference "WAGING PEACE: PERSPECTIVES FOR ACTION"

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Aratani Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles 90012



Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
Aratani Theatre

244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles 90012

What can we do in today’s conflicted world to make a meaningful impact on progress towards peace? Join us to learn from today’s children, who are our future peacemakers, and yesterday’s survivors in an inspiring program.

Program includes:

  • Glendale Unified School District English-Japanese Immersion Program students will present their peace projects exploring the cost of war and the hope for peace
  • Winner of peace speech contest for high school students (First prize: a trip to Hiroshima)
  • Survivors of the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb (“Hibakusha”)
  • Japanese Americans who were interned in the U.S. during World War II
  • Notable world leaders in promoting peace including Rotary Peace Fellows
  • Origami paper crane making workshop to fold 3,000 cranes for peace organizations in U.S. and Japan
  • Hiroshima tree that survived the A-bomb: seedling gift presentation

Contact: Makiko Nakasone

Email: LittleTokyoRotaryClub@gmail.com

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This event is part of a year-long Peace Educational Project through a Rotary Global Grant, hosted by the Rotary Club of Little Tokyo.

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