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Holidays & Observances

Asian American Pacific Islander 
Heritage Month

Four Faces
Four Voices

During the month of May, we continue our Four Faces, Four Voices campaign with a celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander month. We recognize four individuals among so many whose contributions to American society continue to resonate decades later.

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  • Son of Japanese immigrants, Fred Korematsu defied WWII internment orders.

  • In 1944, Court upheld civil liberties denial, but evidence later revealed no treason.

  • Fred Korematsu Day established in California on Jan. 30, 2011, now recognized by six states.

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Fred

Korematsu

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