The days following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor were dark days of the American spirit. Unable to strike back effectively against the Japanese Empire, Americans in the Western states lashed out at fellow citizens and resident aliens of Japanese ancestry.
Executive Order 9066, signed by President Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, was the instrument that allowed military commanders to designate areas "from which any or all persons may be excluded." Under this order all Japanese and Americans of Japanese ancestry were removed from Western coastal regions to guarded camps in the interior.
A/PGF was pleased to have as our guest speaker, Tak Yamamoto, who relived his own personal experience during those days when Japanese Americans were imprisoned.
For more information about Japanese-American internment and see photos of the camps, visit: http://manzanarcommittee.org
Thursday, July 12th through Sunday, July 22nd - Outfest Festival - (Information Only)
Wednesday, July 25th - Rainbow Skate Night at 8 PM in Glendale (Information Only)
Saturday, July 28th - Movie/Potluck Night at 7 PM featuring LOVE SIMON - (Note new arrival time of 7 PM)
Sunday, July 29th - Cold Tofu Improv Comedy Night at 7 PM
Saturday, August 18th - Annual Pool Party from 12 Noon to 4 PM - Member Benefit Event - RSVP Required
Monday, August 20th - Bowling at Pickwick in Burbank starting at 7 PM - RSVP Required
Wednesday, August 22nd - Rainbow Skate Night at 8 PM in Glendale (Information Only)
Please Note: No Movie/Potluck Night in August - Will resume in September