Workshop space is limited to 30 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.
8:30am - 4:00pm
Yakima, WA — Saturday, May 4, 2019Educational Services District 105 (ESD 105)33 South 2nd AvenueYakima, WA 98902
Spokane, WA — Saturday, June 1, 2019Spokane Valley Tech HS115 S. University RoadSpokane Valley, WA 99206
**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.**
Morning Session: Respond, Resist, and ResiliencyHear from noted scholars 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- Leslie Heffernan, Social Studies Coordinator- Morgen Larsen, Teacher Librarian- Starla Fey, Teacher