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Passion for Justice July 11, 2013, Thursday The Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church 16-20 Mount Morris Park Box Office 212-526-6843 6:00 PM Dinner and reception 6:30pm Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice Yuri Kochiyama is a Japanese American woman who has lived in Harlem for more than 40 years with a long history of activism on a wide range of issues. Through . . .

7/11/2013
When: 7/11/2013
6:00 PM
Where: The Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church
16-20 Mount Morris Park West
Southwest corner of West 122nd Street
New York, NY 
Contact: Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music
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Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music, The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance, Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival, Tedsmooth's Old School Jam and Harlem Hip-Hop Tours Present: I Want My Name Back OFFICIALLY MOVED TO RAIN LOCATION: The Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church 16-20 Mount Morris Park West (Southwest corner of West 122nd Street) ) 6:00 pm - Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice Sponsored by CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, Brought to You by Women Make Movies Dinner and reception 6:30 pm - Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice Pat Saunders and Rea Tajiri, 1994, 57 min Yuri Kochiyama is a Japanese American woman who has lived in Harlem for more than 40 years with a long history of activism on a wide range of issues. Through extensive interviews with family and friends, archival footage, music and photographs, Yuri Kochiyama chronicles this remarkable woman’s contribution to social change through some of the most significant events of the 20th century, including the Black Liberation movement, the struggle for Puerto Rican independence, and the Japanese American Redress movement. In an era of divided communities and racial conflict, Kochiyama offers an outstanding example of an equitable and compassionate multiculturalist vision. Following the film will be a panel discussion on the legacy of Kochiyama for API activism and organizing today. Suggested donation: $10. All proceeds will go towards supporting CAAAV programs. Please make sure to write "Yuri Kochiyama screening" in the "designate the program for your donation" field. The box office 212-526-6843 is open for advance ticket purchases Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday, 12 - 6 pm, and one hour before the start of all events until they end. If the door is locked during these hours, knock on the store front window. Credit cards now accepted at the Box Office. Tickets $10 suggested donation, unless otherwise noted. Ticket-holders arriving 15 minutes before showtime are guaranteed a seat inside the theater. Overflow seating available for sold out shows.

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