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Room 205

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1900 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, 55403

March 2020

Forced Into Camps

March 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Room 205, 1900 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, 55403

Lise Yasui's documentary Family Gathering and Julie Otsuka's novel When the Emperor Was Divine examine Japanese internment, family separation and their aftermath. We will discuss these artworks alongside current journalism on immigration and families. Articles on family separation, incarceration, deported parents and government policy are all possibilities. What positions did the church and citizens take regarding Japanese internment? How might this inform our calling as church members and citizens today? Sponsored by the Immigrant Welcoming Working Group. Free; please register…

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