Day of Remembrance in Puyallup and Tacoma
Date and Time:
February 18, 2023
11:00 am - 1:00pm PST
Agriplex building on the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, WA
and Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA
The Ceremony of Remembrance will begin at 11:00 am in the Agriplex on the Washington State Fairgrounds (aka Puyallup Fairgrounds) which was one of the temporary detention sites during WWII following President Franklin Delano Roosevelts signing of Executive Order 9066.
The Ceremony of Solidarity will be at 1:00pm in front of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. This is a detention center for migrants held by ICE.
This program is organized by the following organizations: Tsuru for Solidarity, Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee, Puyallup Valley JACL, and Seattle JACL.
For more information, please write to: INFO@SEATTLEJACL.ORG