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Minoru Yasui Day at Portland City Hall

  • Portland City Hall 1221 Southwest 4th Avenue Portland, OR, 97204 United States (map)

This year, 2017, marks the 75th anniversary of Minoru “Min” Yasui’s challenge of the military orders pursuant to Executive Order 9066, discriminating against persons of Japanese ancestry in 1942.

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler will read a proclamation officially apologizing to Japanese Americans who were forced to leave their homes during World War II. The program will include speakers and a dramatic presentation.