November 2, 2023: Japanese American Legacy Lawyers: Contributions of Japanese American Lawyers Past and Present
You’re invited to “Japanese American Legacy Lawyers,” a program that pays homage to past and present attorneys of Japanese heritage who have contributed to bettering the lives of Japanese Americans and all Americans. The attorneys being recognized are Shirley Ann Higuchi, Stuart Ishimaru, Erika Moritsugu and Judge Raymond Uno. The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund 50th Anniversary Fund, the Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan and Japanese American Citizens League, DC Chapter are co-organizers of the event.
Host, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Japan, Koichi Ai will welcome everyone. Moderator Phil Tajitsu Nash, AALDEF Co-president will share a brief history of Japanese American Lawyers and then will engage the honorees in a fireside chat of where we’ve been and where we’re going. Q and A will be followed by light refreshments.
The event will take place on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 10:00 am to 12 noon at the Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan (1150 18th Street, NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20036).
This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here by October 27, 2023.