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Union Center for the Arts

Union Center for the Arts

In 1922, in the burgeoning area of downtown Los Angeles known as Little Tokyo, leaders of three separate struggling Japanese missions combined their efforts to create one strong ch ...
Art
Go For Broke Monument

Go For Broke Monument

The Go For Broke Monument began development in 1988 by Buddy Mamiya and Colonel Young O. Kim in collaboration with other 100 and 442 veterans as part of what is now the Go For Brok ...
War
Japanese American Memorial Marker

Japanese American Memorial Marker

On April 25, 1942, hundreds of Japanese Americans reported to 933 1/2 Venice Boulevard, near the intersection of Lincoln and Venice Boulevard in response to Civilian Exclusion Orde ...
Two Lives in Times of War

Two Lives in Times of War

The U.S. government, which had imprisoned Hayami and Hoshizaki for looking like the enemy, was now asking the youths to join the very army that was guarding them at Heart Mountain.
War
When Little Tokyo Became Bronzeville

When Little Tokyo Became Bronzeville

It may be hard to imagine now, but Little Tokyo, the historic heart of the Japanese American community in Los Angeles, for a brief moment was a bustling hub of African American lif ...
Bringing the San Gabriel Mountains Closer to the People

Bringing the San Gabriel Mountains Closer to the People

What will it take to create a recreational area in the San Gabriel Mountains that welcomes families from all backgrounds?