MEDIA ADVISORY: 48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage/2017 Manzanar At Dusk
April 3, 2017 Leave a comment
UCLA Kyodo Taiko begins the Pilgrimage program at 11:30 AM PDT, while the main portion of the program begins at noon.
The popular Manzanar At Dusk program follows that same evening, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the Lone Pine High School gymnasium, located at 538 South Main Street (U.S. Highway 395), in Lone Pine, nine miles south of the Manzanar National Historic Site, across the street from McDonald’s (see map below)..
For further details on these events, please follow our press releases on our blog, https://blog.manzanarcommittee.org.
We encourage those covering the events to pre-register via e-mail, so that we can have a media packet ready for you upon arrival.
To register, please send e-mail to email@example.com no later than 3:00 PM PDT on April 24, 2017.
Please note that our media packet will be distributed on CD-ROM (Mac OS and Windows compatible; all files will be in Adobe Acrobat/PDF format) ONLY.
The Manzanar Committee has also established guidelines that all print, broadcast, and Internet media, along with any film/video crew or commercial photographer, must follow while covering the 48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and/or the 2017 Manzanar At Dusk program (click on the image above to download).
Be advised that the National Park Service (NPS), which administers the Manzanar National Historic Site, has established guidelines for media, and generally requires permits for filming. The guidelines for coverage of the Pilgrimage do not supersede those of the NPS. Rather, they are meant to complement NPS guidelines for the afternoon Manzanar Pilgrimage event only. Please be sure to review their guidelines at https://www.nps.gov/manz/planyourvisit/permits.htm, and file the necessary permit requests before making the trip to Manzanar.
If you have questions, or if you need further information prior to the events, please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Manzanar Committee is dedicated to educating and raising public awareness about the incarceration and violation of civil rights of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II and to the continuing struggle of all peoples when Constitutional rights are in danger. A non-profit organization that has sponsored the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage since 1969, along with other educational programs, the Manzanar Committee has also played a key role in the establishment and continued development of the Manzanar National Historic Site. For more information, check out our blog at https://blog.manzanarcommittee.org call us at (323) 662-5102, and e-mail us at email@example.com. You can also follow the Manzanar Commitee on Facebook, at @manzanarcomm, at @manzanarcommittee, Pinterest and YouTube.
Manzanar National Historic Site via Google Maps
Lone Pine High School
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