Month: June 2016

JACL/HP Receives Grant

JACL/HP was awarded a $10,000 grant from CA Humanities with a matching grant from the Go For Broke Foundation.  The grant will help fund a film project,Monterey:  Profiles in Courage and Compassion (M:PCC) that is tied to some recently discovered documents in the Heritage Project’s archives.  The documents are original petitions signed by citizens of the City …

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Documentary Filming has Launched.

On June 22-23, 2016, David Schendel was in Monterey to film our first descendant-interview with Howard Brunn, a Carmel resident whose parents signed the petition welcoming back Japanese Americans from the internment camps.  The location for this filming was the JACL Hall stage and the background setting, arranged by Larry Oda,consisted on shoji screens and bonsai plants kindly provided …

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