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OUR MISSION: To educate and inspire character and equality through the virtue and valor of our World War II American veterans of Japanese ancestry.

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The Plum Neighbor: A Story of Courage, Community, and Patriotism!

The Plum Neighbor is historical fiction based on stories passed down through the author's family. The inspirational example of courage, community and patriotism, set by heroes of the "Greatest Generation", still rings true today.

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GFBNEC Online Educational Resources

Take an in-depth journey to learn more about the Nisei veterans story including the history of the battles, oral histories and our online educational resources for students and teachers.

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Heroes Among Us

Veterans of WWII reflect back on their service, the lessons learned, and wisdom gained during their service in the segregated units of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, and the Military Intelligence Service.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

8/9/20
America's Promise: How Japanese Americans Achieved Redress - Virtual Event

Join us to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the passing of the Civil Liberties Act in partnership with the Tadaima! virtual pilgrimage on August 9th at 11 am PST as GFBNEC President Mitch Maki, presents an overview of the passage of redress and lessons learned more than 30 years later.

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