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Explore JANM Programs: Events from Democracy to Diversity

S. F. Mori
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The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) located at 100 North Central Avenue in Los Angeles, California, regularly has interesting programs for their members and the general public. It is a place which preserves and shares the Japanese American experience and history.

Three in-person events are being presented by the Democracy Center at JANM.

Daniel Ziblatt will be in conversation with Terrence McNally on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 8:00 PM PDT. Ziblatt will be discussing his book, Tyranny of the Minority: Why American Democracy Reached the Breaking Point. He is a professor of government at Harvard University.
Check the website for ticket pricing information and reservations.

From the Ground Up: Creating Heat and Climate Resilient Communities will be presented on Thursday, September 28, 2023. The time is 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM PDT. This will be a roundtable discussion that will address issues such as the impact of rising heat on laborers, homelessness, and low income neighborhoods.

The panelists are:

  • Marta Segura, City of Los Angeles Chief Heat Officer and Climate Emergency Mobilization Office Director
  • Deogracia Cornelio, Education Director, Warehouse Worker Resource Center
  • Stephany Campos, Director of Strategic Planning and Special Projects, Homeless Health Care Los Angeles
  • Aria Cataño, Cofounder, Water Drop LA
  • Li’i Furumoto, Cofounder and President, Urban Visionaries and Dream Allies Network

A pop-up exhibition, Climates of Inequality, will be at JANM from September 23 to October 1, 2023.

Tickets for the discussion are free and include access to the pop-up exhibition and the Museum. Preregistration is recommended.

Live Talks LA: Morning Talk with Adam Kinzinger will be held on Friday, October 27, 2023, at 8:15 AM PDT.
Kinzinger will discuss his new book, Renegade: Defending Democracy and Liberty in Our Divided Country. Kinzinger was a rising star of the Republican Party, but he voted to impeach Donald Trump after the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. He became a target for Trump. He shares a gripping firsthand account of the events that led to this moment, and the sacrifice required to do what is right.
General admission tickets may be purchased which include a signed book. Get Tickets

Check out the website for further information on the many events and activities going on at JANM. It is a good place to find interesting and educational material and programs in Southern California.

[Reference: https://www.janm.org]

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