The public is invited to a panel discussion on the ongoing recovery and relief efforts in northeast Japan from journalists and volunteers who have recently visited the devastated areas. Photos and videos about the survivors and the current situation will be shown, followed by a Q&A session for the public to ask questions that they have. Tina Tajima, from the Disaster Support Project (Japan), will moderate the discussion.
ABC 7 news anchor David Ono, writer and former editor of the Rafu Shimpo Naomi Hirahara, documentary producer Debra Nakatomi, photojournalist and volunteer Darrell Miho, and UC Santa Barbara student Derek Yamashita will talk about their recent visits to the Tohoku region.This panel discussion is supported in part by the Japanese American National Museum and the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, the Asian American Journalists Association – Los Angeles Chapter, the Disaster Support Project and Ai Love Japan.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
2:00 -5:00 pm
Hosted by the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy (NCPD)
and the Japanese American National Museum (JANM)
369 East First St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
The event is free to the public, but RSVP is required here: http://aajala-tohoku-update.eventbrite.com