2008 National Conference » Speakers

Tim Yuge

Go for Broke National Education Center

Since joining the Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) in 2006, Tim Yuge has visually recorded more than 200 oral histories of Japanese American World War II veterans, working alongside a team of dedicated volunteers to build, maintain, and transcribe the nation’s largest collection of its kind. Yuge previously worked as Director of Broadcast Studios and Special Projects Manager for the University of Southern California Annenberg School. His professional experience also includes teaching at Santa Ana College and producing corporate videos. He holds a master’s degree in education and instructional technology from USC; bachelor’e degree in communications from California State University, Dominguez Hills; and an A.A. degree in Audio-Visual Communications. To date, the GFBNEC has preserved over 850 oral histories, 510 of which are available online via the organization’s web site, www.goforbroke.org.

Speaker Events

Friday, July 4

A Guide to Conducting Oral Histories, A How-to Workshop
Christine Sato-Yamazaki, President & CEO, Go for Broke National Education Center
Tim Yuge, Go for Broke National Education Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol 1, 4th Floor
Topic: Passing It Forward