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16th Annual Cherry Blossom Freedom Walk









Saturday April 5, 2014



KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jodie Z. Bernstein 

Chair of the commission on the wartime relocation and internment of civilians


National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism

(New Jersey and Louisiana Avenues and D St., NW –

Closest Metro Union Station)


Check-in opens at 9:00 AM • Opening Ceremony 10:00 AM

Rain or Shine

Sponsors:  National Japanese American Memorial Foundation (NJAMF), Japanese American Veterans Association, DC Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League and Southwest Airlines (the official Airline of NJAMF).

The Cherry Blossom Freedom Walk, an official event of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC, is an annual event held at the National Japanese American Memorial. It is a historical and cultural event which seeks to raise awareness about the Japanese American experience during World War II.





Secretary Norman Mineta and Japanese Ambassador Sasae are joined by the National Cherry Blossom Festival Goodwill Ambassadors at others for the ribbon cutting ceremony to kick off the 2013 Cherry Blossom Freedom Walk



Admission is FREE. However, all donations are greatly appreciated.