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Venice Japanese American Memorial Marker

The Venice Japanese American Memorial Marker Committee (VJAMM) will be holding a commemoration ceremony on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 10:00 AM at the northwest corner of Lincoln and Venice Blvds. The ceremony observes the 70th anniversary of the start of the JA internment, when about a thousand persons of Japanese ancestry reported to that… Read More »

Seminar on Living with Mental Illness

Oxnard Buddhist Temple invites you to join us for our upcoming Seminar on Existence of Continual Suffering: Living with Mental Illness in our eight-part series entitled Facing Life’s Challenges: Practical Advice and Buddhist Wisdom. On Saturday, October 22, at 2:00 PM, representatives from National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Ventura County will present the In… Read More »

Solar Power Workshop

Open Neighborhoods and PermaCity present a Free Reception and Workshop with Joy Hughes of Colorado’s Solar Gardens Institute Thursday, October 20, 2011, 6-8pm at Working Village 212 Marine Street, Santa Monica (map) Hors d’oevres and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP required Learn about California’s proposed solar gardens bill, SB-843, designed to allow… Read More »

Bobby Ideishi’s 9/11 Survivor’s Story

Many of you know Bobby Ideishi. Some may have heard his storied account of his 9/11 experience in the World Trade Center that fateful day in 2001. And many of you who do not see the Rafu Shimpo, will be interested in this follow up story on Bobby. Here is the link: http://rafu.com/news/2011/09/robert-ideishi-9-11/

API Equality-LA

Passing on to those who may be interested. Dale Noriyuki President VHBT Next weekend, September 17th, API Equality LA will be hosting its second Crossroads program — an opportunity to explore the commonalities between Asian/Pacific Islander civil rights with those of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The program debuted in 2009 and we’ve… Read More »

Toban Duty

VHBT has toban duty on Thursday, September 15 to collate and staple the VJCC newsletter along with the Center’s shigin and shodo groups. All organizations (ABA, Fujinkai, Dharma School, YABA, Jr. YBA and Sangha Teens) need to supply a minimum of 4-6 volunteers to help. If, once we all arrive, it is discovered that there… Read More »