Today in 1942: Exclusion Order Number 20 affects 660 people living in San Francisco.
The Japanese Americans living in those neighborhoods were ordered to report to 2031 Bush Street for registration, and then, on this day, for removal to internment camps for the duration of the Second World War, facing loss of their homes and businesses.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, join Saro Lynch-Thomason of the Blair Pathways Project to learn about Appalachia’s contribution to the U.S. labor movement and about the current fight to save Blair Mountain, West Virginia, site of a 10,000 strong coal miner uprising long ago. This is tonight at 7pm at Rainbow Books, 426 West Gilman. More info at 262-9036.
Tomorrow night, the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison offers a free fair-housing training seminar for owners and managers of rental property This is tomorrow from 6 to 8pm at Pinney Library, 204 Cottage Grove Road. While the seminar is free, please register in advance. To register, or for more info, call the Fair Housing Center at 257-0853.
A free family caregiver workshop focusing on how to reduce anxiety for both caregiver and care receiver through effective communication will take place this coming Saturday from 9:30am to 1:30pm. It will be at the Catholic Charities Adult Day Center, 2917 International Lane. For more info and to register, call Jean at 608-833-4800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.