Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

San Diego Apologizes Rescinds Support for WWII

September 20, 2022

The San Diego City Council rescinded Tuesday a resolution it had passed 80 years ago in support of the incarceration of Japanese Americans in prison camps during World War II.

“This isn’t simply a matter of looking backwards, but also hopefully recognizing how quickly political ploys can turn into real harm and how important it is that we take a stand against that.” ~ Council President Sean Elo-Rivera

The council’s actions were requested by the San Diego chapter of the Japanese American Historical Society.

Click here to read the full article from the The San Diego Union Tribune.

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