San Francisco High Schools to Get “Comfort Women” Books
A nongovernmental group said Monday it will distribute books on the history of the so-called “comfort women” and related issues later this month to 18 high schools in the San Francisco area.
The San Francisco-based Education for Social Justice Foundation published the not-for-sale, 106-page student edition of “’Comfort Women’ History and Issues for Students” last week, which will be the first educational material entirely about Japan’s military sex slaves during the World War II to be used in US high schools.
The San Francisco Board of Education passed a resolution in 2015 to allow 10th graders to learn about the history of women sexually enslaved by the Japanese military.
The NGO published and distributed a teacher’s edition of the book to the San Francisco Unified School District, in April this year… Read More.
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...
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...
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,...
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.
Never-before-seen footage shows the corpses of dozens of WWII Korean sex slaves dumped after they were raped and killed by Japanese soldiers
Originally posted on DailyMail A WWII video showing the dead bodies of dozens of Korean sex slaves who had been raped and killed by Japanese troops was released for the first time yesterday. The victims were killed by Japanese soldiers at a Chinese village...
On February 23, 2018, Eric Mar, Russ Lowe and Sung Sohn were invited to speak as guest lecturers for the “World War II Memories in the US and Japan” class at University of California, Santa Cruz. They delivered a lecture on issues related to military...
Education for Social Justice Foundation (E4SJF) held “Comfort Women” Symposium at San Francisco State University (SFSU) and UC Berkeley (UCB) on October 5th and 6th, respectively. Two Scholars from Korea, Dr. Myungsuk Yun and Professor Mikyoung Kim...
Saturday October 7th at Mission High School in San Francisco, Education for Social Justice Foundation(E4SJF) held a workshop on Justice for "Comfort Women", WWII Military Sexual Slaves. It was part of the 17th annual Teachers for Social Justice(T4SJ)...
Originally posted on Hankyoreh http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/816017.html [Interview] Mike Honda speaks about publicizing comfort women issue in the US The former congressman has been at the forefront of efforts to raise...
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