Partners & Sponsors

The 2013 National Conference is made possible through the generous support and participation from our Conference partners, donors, and sponsors. It is through such collaborations that JANM is able to continue to present its highly-regarded educational programming and outreach.

Thank you to our National Conference Partners and Sponsors!

Major support for this project has been generously provided, in part, by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Aratani Foundation.

Signature Sponsor

Toyota Motor Sales

Heritage Sponsor

  • Guy and Audrey Watanabe

Legacy Sponsors

  • Ken and JoAnn Hamamura
  • Manabi and Sumi Hirasaki

Additional Sponsors

  • The George and Sakaye Aratani Endowed Chair, UCLA Asian American Studies
  • The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
  • UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies

American Airlines

Partner Organizations

  • Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington
  • University of Washington, Department of American Ethnic Studies

Scholarly Advisors*

Field Trip and Activity Organizers

  • Bainbridge Gardens
  • Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
  • Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC)
  • Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association (BIJAEMA)
  • Bainbridge Island School District - Sakai Intermediate School and Woodward Middle School
  • Global Source Education
  • Historic Panama Hotel
  • KOBO at Higo
  • Nisei Veterans Committee / NVC Foundation
  • Suyematsu Farm
  • Town and Country Markets
  • Wing Luke Asian Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

Supporting Organizations*

  • Arab American National Museum
  • Asian American Curriculum Project, Inc.
  • Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
  • Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community
  • Densho
  • Friends of Amache
  • Friends of Minidoka
  • Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation
  • History Colorado
  • iLEAP
  • Japanese American Museum of San Jose
  • Japanese American National Library
  • Japanese American Veterans Association
  • Japanese American Veterans Association
  • Japanese Community and Cultural Center of Hawaii
  • Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights & Education
  • Minidoka National Historic Site
  • Museum of History & Industry
  • National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
  • National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD)
  • National Japanese American Historical Society
  • National Nikkei Museum & Cultural Centre
  • Nisei Veterans Committee/NVC Foundation
  • Oregon Nikkei Endowment
  • Poston Community Alliance
  • Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs
  • Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
  • * partial listing

Projector Loans

  • Nelson G. Dong, Dorsey and Whitney LLP
  • Marcia K. Fujimoto, Graham and Dunn PC
  • David S. Keenan, Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP
  • John S. Laney, Stoel Rives LLP
  • Jeffrey Liang, Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation
  • Ken Payson, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Kris Yoshizawa, Perkins Coie LLP

Additional Acknowledgments

  • Sheraton Seattle Hotel

Media Partners

  • North American Post
  • The Rafu Shimpo
  • Soy Source