Talk Highlights JA Teen Life After Internment


GARDENA — The Greater L.A. JACL Chapter hosts “Japanese American Teen Life After Internment: Gang and Club Culture” on Sunday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. at Merit Park Recreation Hall, 58 Merit Park Dr., Gardena.

Shawn Iwaoka

Shawn Iwaoka

Based on a Katarou Histories Project, Shawn Iwaoka will be showing a video and discussing the youth culture of Japanese American teens following their internment during World War II. Focusing on a War Relocation Authority trailer park housing 5,000 men, women and children, he will speak of the attitudes and activities of Japanese American youth who were interned.

All are welcome to attend this free event. For information, call Louise at (310) 327-3169 or Janet at (310) 835-7568.



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