We see Japantown in your future!
Signs are going up, monuments constructed, proposals heard.

Come to the third Japantown

Community Congress

T   o   w   n        H   a   l   l

Registration on-site, 8:30 am
free of charge, open to the public

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

January 24th, 2004
With greetings and comments from City Councilmember Cindy Chavez and
US Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren

Wesley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
566 N. Fifth Street - San Jose, Japantown

EXHIBITS to VIEW
:
Civil Liberties memorial sculpture (actual model), mock-up of the 24 directional signs placed around the city pointing to Japantown, design proposals for a landmark at Fifth and Jackson Streets, and designs for street benches and landscaping (ikoi no ba).
B r e a k o u t    S e s s i o n s 

  • What is and isn’t Japanese American culture?                                                                                          sponsored by Japantown Community Congress of San  Jose:

  • What should the landmark at Fifth and Jackson be?                                                                               a 501(c)(3) organization formed from SB307 efforts,

  • What are ‘ikoi no ba’ and where will they be?                                                                                           charged with the duties associated with SB307,

  • What’s the Historic District Reconnaissance Survey?                                                                                Prop 40 funding and the future of Japantown.
                       
        For more information please call Joe Yasutake at (408) 923-2883 or Kathy Sakamoto at (408) 298-4303.