Workshop space is limited to 48 educators per workshop, and is on a first-come, first-served basis. After you register, we will send you a link to register for clock hours.
**Only Washington state (WA) public school K-12 educators are eligible to participate. All participants will receive clock hours and a $100 stipend after successfully completing the workshop.**
Spokane, WA — Saturday, June 1, 20198:30am - 4:00pm
Spokane Valley Tech HS115 S. University RoadSpokane Valley, WA 99206
Morning Session: Respond, Resist, and ResiliencyHear from noted scholars Dr. Tetsuden Kashima (Professor Emeritus, University of Washington) and Margaret Chon (Professor, Seattle University School of Law) to learn about and discuss how Americans of Japanese Ancestry responded and resisted U.S. military orders that forcibly removed and imprisoned them with out due process or evidence of wrongdoing. The workshop will include an investigation of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu v. U.S. and the relevance to legal resistance and urgent issues of today. Educators will receive KI Curriculum Toolkits that include primary sources.
Afternoon Session: KSPS - Injustice at HomeParticipants will explore teaching resources that emphasize the implications of Japanese Americans living outside the exclusion zone during WWII. Five short films created by KSPS - along with lesson plans - will examine choices and challenges that people faced, as well as those who stood against prejudice and oppression.
Presenters:- Karen Korematsu, Founder & Executive Director, Fred T. Korematsu Institute- Prof. Tetsuden Kashima, University of Washington, Department of American Ethnic Studies- Prof. Margaret Chon, Seattle University School of Law- Leslie Heffernan, Social Studies Coordinator, CVSD- Morgen Larsen, Teacher Librarian- Starla Fey, Teacher