2008 National Conference » Speakers

Nobusuke Fukuda

Retired Child Welfare Administrator

Nobusuke Fukuda was born and raised in San Francisco. He is married with two children and two grandchildren. He is a member of the Konko Church of San Francisco and is active with Boy Scout Troop 58. He was the founder of the Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program of the San Francisco Unified School District. He received his B.A. and M.S. W. from the University of California, Berkeley. Fukuda is affiliated with the Japanese Cultural and Community Center, the Japanese Benevolent Society of California (Ji Kei Kai/Japanese Cemetery in Colma), Nikkei and Retirement, and the National Japanese American Historical Society. He retired from the San Francisco Department of Social Services as a Child Welfare administrator in 1992. When not involved in family or community activities Fukuda likes to travel.

"An Issei's Six Years of Internment: His Struggle for Justice," an article written by this presenter, is available on-line.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 5

Alien Places and Alien People: Department of Justice Internment Camps During World War II
Nobusuke Fukuda, Retired Child Welfare Administrator
Satsuki Ina, Professor Emeritus, filmmaker & psychotherapist, California State University, Sacramento
Tetsuden Kashima, Professor, American Ethnic Studies Department, University of Washington
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Capitol 4, 4th Floor
Topic: Different Views on the Incarceration