LOS ANGELES — Eight years ago, the Manzanar Committee took the plunge and launched its web site, http://www.manzanarcommittee.org, reaching out to the community in a brand new way with the hope of expanding its outreach and educational efforts to a wider audience.
“I think it started around 2001 or 2002, or maybe earlier, probably shortly after setting up the Committee’s first e-mail address,” said Manzanar Committee member Jenni Kuida, who spearheaded the effort. “It was pretty much my baby. I didn’t know anything about HTML [programming language used to design web sites].”
“I just came up with the domain name [manzanarcommittee.org] and started putting up stuff,” added Kuida. ”I knew how to upload photos and text and figured it would be a good opportunity to reach out to young people.” Read more of this post