Korematsu Day at the State Capitol

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korematsu-assemblyFred Korematsu Day was celebrated on Jan. 29 at the State Capitol in both the State Assembly and Senate chambers. Annual observances are held on or around Jan. 30, the birthday of the late civil rights icon, who would have turned 96 this year. Korematsu was represented by his daughter, founder and executive director of the Korematsu Institute in San Francisco. Above: Karen Korematsu (front row, third from right) received an Assembly resolution from Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco).

korematsu-bob hertzberg:phil tingKaren Korematsu chats with State Sen. Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) and Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco).

korematsu-mike gipsonKaren Korematsu with Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Rancho Dominguez).

korematsu-senate1Karen Korematsu receives a resolution from State Sen. Marty Block (D-San Diego).

korematsu-senate2Korematsu with (from left) State Sens. Loni Hancock (D-Oakland), Lois Wolk (D-Napa), Marty Block (D-San Diego), Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) and Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys).

Asssembly photos by Krishnia Parker/Assembly Democratic Caucus

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