Japanese American Incarceration Memorial Project

Flag Signing Event

Saturday, April 2, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
@ Fowler Buddhist Church

Inspired by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Roberta Hayashi, Dr. Karen Korematsu, and Civil Rights Attorney Dale Minami, Santa Clara Judge Johnny Cepeda Gogo obtained a WWII era, 48-star, American flag with the goal of inviting ALL Japanese American incarceration camp internees to sign the flag. The first flags has been donated to the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, Japanese American National Museum, the Fred T. Korematstu Institute, and JAM-Oregon; one flag will travel to colleges and universities. For more information about the project, please see the following site:

Please register to sign the flag on April 2nd at b.ashida@sbcglobal.net or 408-111-1111. Please leave your name and phone number.

For questions about the flag signing project, please contact Judge Gogo at JGogo@scscourt.org

***this event will follow all Covid-19 requirements: please wear face coverings/masks; physical distancing; etc.***