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Richard Katsuda

Co-Chair, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress

Richard Katsuda formerly lived in the Bay Area, where he was a founding member of National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (NCRR) and a core member of the Tule Lake Committee. In San Jose he was a founding member of Nihonmachi Outreach Committee and Executive Director of Yu-Ai Kai/Japanese American Community Senior Service. In Los Angeles he has been a continuation high school teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Katsuda has organized many workshops and developed curriculum about the Japanese American incarceration. He also remains a committed member of Campaign for Justice for Japanese Latin Americans.

Speaker Events

Friday, July 5

Power of Commission Hearings: First Person Voices of Japanese American Incarceration [AUDIO]
Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, George and Sakaye Aratani Endowed Chair, Asian American Studies Department, UCLA
Richard Katsuda, Co-Chair, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress
Kathy Masaoka, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress
Kay Ochi, Co-Chair, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress


Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: Speaking Up