The Commemoration of the 1871 Los Angeles Chinese Massacre

Date And Time

Sat, Oct 24, 2020, 5:00 PM PDT

Location

Online Event

About this Event

On October 24, 1871, eighteen victims were killed by a mob in Los Angeles’ historic Chinatown. Known as the Chinese Massacre of 1871, it was the culmination of growing anti-Chinese sentiment leading to racially motivated violence.

The commemoration marks this somber moment in American history with a memorial for all the lives lost in this historical tragedy and creates a space for reflection on contemporary issues of race and violence.

The memorial will include speeches by Congresswoman Judy Chu, California State Assembly Member Ed Chau, Commissioner of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument David Louie, FCAM Board Member Eugene Moy. A single scene from “The Chinese Lady” will be performed by Artists at Play followed by a commemorative wreath-laying and the reading of the names ceremony by FCAM Board President Dr. Gay Yuen.

It is deeply important to CAM that we continue to recognize the Chinese Massacre of 1871 at this significant moment in time when xenophobia and racism towards Asian Americans are rising in the US.

We would like to thank El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument and Artists at Play for supporting this event.

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San Francisco: Japantown, Chinatown, Filipino Town – Eviction Notices

Subject: San Francisco Japantown

The future of SF Japantown is in jeopardy, as the two biggest landlords refuse to negotiate with our small businesses.  Eviction notices are expected.  Here are links to stories on why it’s important to sign this petition to save The City’s small businesses, which includes J-town.   Please share this petition with family, friends and colleagues.  

https://www.ktvu.com/video/851629KTVU Channel 2, Reporter Jana Katsuyama
https://www.kqed.org/news/11837511/whats-lost-in-bay-area-asian-culture-when-sf-eviction-moratorium-ends

From: Diane Matsuda

Can you help us? Please sign onto our campaign to save Japantown businesses and please help us spread the word!!!   The petition link is below.

http://chng.it/wBfzJmMXtV

Patty WadaRegional DirectorJapanese American Citizens LeagueNo. Calif-W. Nevada-Pacific District1765 Sutter StreetSan Francisco, CA 94115pwada@jacl.org
(415) 921-5225www.jacl.org

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