Saturday, January 26, 2008

Denver Conference: “Whose America? Who’s American? Diversity, Civil Liberties, and Social Justice”

This sent announcement of early-bird registration sent in by friends at the Japanese American National Museum and by filmmaker Satsuka Ina:

“Whose America? Who’s American? Diversity, Civil Liberties, and Social Justice”
July 3-6, 2008
(Early bird registration closes on January 31, 2008 – Save up to 35%! )
Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center

The conference speakers include:

  • Anan Ameri, PhD, Director, Arab American National Museum
  • Sybil Jordan Hampton, EdD, Former President, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
  • The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Senator, State of Hawai`i
  • Patty Limerick, PhD, Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado
  • Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura, Medal of Honor Recipient
  • Federico Peña, Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation
  • George Sakato, Medal of Honor Recipient
  • George Takei, Actor

To learn more about the program, to download a registration packet, to learn how to purchase tickets to the Rockies baseball game on July 4, and to see the ever-growing list of people who have already registered for the conference, please visit our Web site at

Additional updates are available through the project blog at
If you have any questions, please email

Looking forward to seeing you in Denver!

– Enduring Communities Project Team

Major support has been generously provided by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Aratani Foundation.