Please join the Washington State Legislature, led by Sen. Bob Hasegawa and Rep. Sharon Tomiko-Santos, in their virtual observance of the Day of Remembrance beginning on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.
This annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of more than 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry, will commence in the House of Representatives on Monday. The Senate will conclude the observance on the nationally and state recognized Day of Remembrance, Friday, February 19, 2021, at 12:30 p.m.
Both events will be televised on the TVW channel and live streamed on the TVW website at the time of the event for you to watch from the comfort of your home.
At a time when being together feels especially needed, we are disappointed that we cannot gather together in person this year to commemorate the Day of Remembrance. Nevertheless, we remain grateful for the honor of recognizing the history of heroism and resilience in our Nikkei community.