Collaborating with the Korean Councilfor Justice and Remembrance for the Issues of Military Sexual Slavery by Japan (the Korean Council), Facing History and Ourselves, Alliance for the Preserving the Truth of Sino-Japanese War (APTSJW), Bataan Legacy Historical Society, and Manilatown Heritage Foundation, we will host the following events in September in San Francisco to raise awareness of atrocities in Asia during WWII.
Saturday, 9/15: ESJF, Facing History & Ourselves, and APTSJW jointly hold the teachers’ workshop at Old St. Mary’s Church in San Francisco. Meehyang Yoon, Chair of the Board of the Korean Council, is the keynote speaker, and Sung Sohn is one of the facilitators.
Sunday, 9/16: ESJF and the Korean Council present the opening ceremony for exhibition Truth & Justice: Remembering “Comfort Women,” which begins at 6:30 pm at the Manilatown Heritage Foundation.
Monday & Tuesday: Docent tours Wednesday, Thursday, & Saturday: 1 – 6 pm Friday: 4 – 9 pm
Friday, 9/21: Symposium with Desiree Benipayo, James Scott, and Meehyang Yoon at Golden Gate University, School of Law.
Saturday, 9/22: Benipayo, Scott, and Yoon speak at the 4th Conference on World War II in the Philippines at University of San Francisco. This conference is held by the Bataan Legacy Historical Society.