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Alan Nishio

Board President, Little Tokyo Service Center

Alan Nishio retired from CSU Long Beach after a career teaching in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies and serving as Associate Vice President of Student Services. Within the community, Mr. Nishio was a founder and co-chair of the National Coalition of Redress/Reparations, an organization that played a significant role in the redress campaign for Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. He is also past President of the California Conference for Equality and Justice, a leading human relations organization in the state. Mr. Nishio’s current community involvement includes serving as President of the Board of the Little Tokyo Service Center, the leading Asian Pacific American community development corporation in the region. He is also a member of the Board of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center and is active with the U.S.–Japan Council in their work with non-profit organizations in Japan.

Articles written by this presenter are available on-line.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

Opening Plenary with Keynote Addresses
Kathryn A. Bannai, Member, Board of Governors, Japanese American National Museum
Tammie Kanda, Corporate Communications, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Alan Nishio, Board President, Little Tokyo Service Center
The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity