Manzanar Committee Presents 2nd Annual Student Awards – Photos

Recipients of the Manzanar Committee’s Second Annual Student Awards.
Photo: Gann Matsuda/Manzanar Committee

GARDENA, CA — On May 20, the Manzanar Committee presented its Second Annual Student Awards to 15 students during a celebration at the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute in Gardena, California.

The Student Awards Program is a creative works program in which K-12 students may submit essays, short stories, poetry, works of art, including drawings, collages, posters, and works involving technology, including animation, podcasts, movies or videos that demonstrate an understanding of his/her guiding principles of social justice in today’s society.

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Manzanar Committee Announces Second Annual Student Awards Program

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LOS ANGELES — On December 18, the Manzanar Committee announced their second annual Manzanar Committee Student Awards Program, a creative works program in which K-12 students may submit essays, short stories, poetry, works of art, including drawings, collages, posters, and works involving technology, including animation, podcasts, movies or videos.

The awards program will recognize students who demonstrate an understanding of his/her guiding principles of social justice in today’s society. Winning entries will be eligible for prizes up to $100.00, and their works may be presented at the 48th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage on April 29, 2017, and on the Committee’s web site (http://www.manzanarcommittee.org) and/or blog (https://blog.manzanarcommittee.org).

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Public Invited To Reception Honoring Winners of 1st Annual Manzanar Committee Student Awards Program

7th graders Juan Carlos Constantino (left) and Karina Ventura (center), winners of the Manzanar Committee’s 2016 Student Awards Program, with teacher Darrell Warren (right), at the 47th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage.
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Photo: Gann Matsuda/Manzanar Committee

LOS ANGELES — On May 17, the Manzanar Committee announced that their First Annual Student Awards Program Reception will be held at 2:00 PM on June 4, 2016, at Merit Park Recreation Hall in Gardena, California.

The Student Awards Program recognizes students who have demonstrated an understanding of the guiding principles of social justice, human rights and civil rights in today’s society, along with the accomplishments and insights the students have applied to their lives and community.

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