Japan After 3.11: Change and Hope from the Center of Triple Disasters

Honolulu, HI

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March 10 (Sunday) 2:00-4:30 Center for Korean Studies Auditorium 

The Departments of Women’s Studies and Religion along with participating community groups will host a special event, Japan After 3.11: Change and
Hope from the Center of Triple Disasters
, a public symposium to commemorate the second anniversary of the 3.11 triple disasters (earthquake, tsunami,

and nuclear crisis) that devastated the North Eastern region of Japan. 

Speakers will include Yuko Nishiyama, a Fukushima mother and activist, who will discuss her experience of the nuclear crisis and the struggles evacuees face. Kelsey Soma Turek, from the Japan-America Society of Hawaii, will address Rainbow for Japan Kids, a program that brings children from the effected regions of Japan to Hawaii for respite. We will also have a 
video message from Senator Mazie Hirono who was born in Fukushima Prefecture.

Donations for Rainbow for Japan Kids and Minna no Te will be accepted.


Free and open to public.
Light refreshments will be served.
Parking on campus is free. 

Cosponsored by College of Social Science, Departments of Religion, Women’s Studies, Center for Japanese Studies,  and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii