Please Support #Flowers4Lolas Campaign!

Please Support #Flowers4Lolas Campaign!

The memorial commemorating “comfort women”, WWII sex slaves, along the Manila Bay was removed on April 27, 2018. It was taken in the middle of the night without informing the women’s rights advocates, historians, and activists from different sectors who worked...
Teachers’ Resource Guide: “Comfort Women” History and Issues

Teachers’ Resource Guide: “Comfort Women” History and Issues

Recently, The SF Korea Times, Yonhap, Korean AP, and a Japanese Newspaper covered our book and below are some highlights from these articles: Education for Social Justice Foundation (ESJF) published the Teachers’ Resource Guide: “Comfort Women” History and Issues and...
ESJF Publishes Teachers’ Resource Guide “Comfort Women” History and Issues

ESJF Publishes Teachers’ Resource Guide “Comfort Women” History and Issues

Originally Posted on Korea Times http://www.koreatimes.com/article/20180413/1173064 SF 주류사회 교사들이 위안부 역사를 교육할 수 있는 교사용 학습지침서가 출간됐다. 사회정의교육재단(ESJF, 대표 손성숙)가 발행한 이 교사용 학습지침서는 12일 SF통합교육구 소속 18곳 고등학교에 배부돼 주류 청소년들의 역사인식을 바로잡고 인권보호의 중요성을 일깨울 것으로 기대된다. 손성숙 대표는 “이번 지침서에는 지난해...
ESJF Participates at 2018 AAAS Conference in SF

ESJF Participates at 2018 AAAS Conference in SF

The Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) held its 2018 Conference in San Francisco from March 29th to 31st. The AAAS devoted several events at the conference to the teaching of “comfort women” history, following the passage of the resolution entitled...
15th Asian Solidarity Conference with Reps from 11 Countries

15th Asian Solidarity Conference with Reps from 11 Countries

The 15th Asian Solidarity Conference held in Seoul, South Korea from March 7 to March 10, 2018, was a resounding success. The conference attracted around 200 attendees and representatives from 11 different countries – China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan,...
Dosan’s Historical Footsteps

Dosan’s Historical Footsteps

Dosan (島山) Ahn, Changho (安昌浩) is a Korean American pioneer who immigrated to SF in early 1900s. He was a Korean independence activist and a leader of the Korean-American immigrants. He first settled at Chinatown in SF with his wife Helen. When Japan occupied Korea and took over the control, he fought against Japan for Korea’s independence.