A black and white photo of a family of four Japanese Americans. One is in 442nd uniform of WWII. There are barracks behind.

Lectures & Discussions

Through Stanley’s Eyes: Telling Stories of Heart Mountain

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How do we tell personal narratives in ways that highlight our community’s broader history and impact? Join for a conversation on innovative ways to share the voices of Heart Mountain, as well as other WWII incarceration sites, in to order to inspire, advocate, and educate. Dakota Russell (Executive Director, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation), Clement Hanami (Art Director, Japanese American National Museum), and Judy Hayami will discuss preserving family stories. Then, writer Sharon Yamato, actor Kurt Kanazawa, and Nonny de la Peña (Founder, Emblematic Group) will talk about the process of developing the immersive virtual reality experience of A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami.

This program is presented as part of the JACSC 2021 Education Conference, Stronger Together: Voices to Inspire, Advocate, and Educate. To register for the virtual conference on October 30th, visit jacsc.org/2021conference

Learn more about the exhibitionA Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami

Friday, Oct 29, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PDT

Tateuchi Democracy Forum

Japanese American National Museum

100 N. Central Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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How do we tell personal narratives in ways that highlight our community’s broader history and impact? Join for a conversation on innovative ways to share the voices of Heart Mountain, as well as other WWII incarceration sites, in to order to inspire, advocate, and educate. Dakota Russell (Executive Director, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation), Clement Hanami (Art Director, Japanese American National Museum), and Judy Hayami will discuss preserving family stories. Then, writer Sharon Yamato, actor Kurt Kanazawa, and Nonny de la Peña (Founder, Emblematic Group) will talk about the process of developing the immersive virtual reality experience of A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami.

This program is presented as part of the JACSC 2021 Education Conference, Stronger Together: Voices to Inspire, Advocate, and Educate. To register for the virtual conference on October 30th, visit jacsc.org/2021conference

Learn more about the exhibitionA Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami

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