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Frequently Asked Questions



Do I need to RSVP to attend the Freedom Walk?

Preregistration is not required, but appreciated. It lets us know how many people will be attending and helps us to plan accordingly.



How do I register for the Freedom Walk?

You can obtain more information and register (link to the registration) now for this year's Walk



What happens if it rains or snows on the day of the Freedom Walk?

The Freedom Walk will take place, rain or shine! We will provide complimentary hot drinks to keep you warm.


Where is the National Japanese American Memorial?

The Memorial is located at the intersection of D Street NW, Louisiana Avenue NW, and New Jersey Avenue NW in Washington, DC. It is located just a few blocks away from Union Station.



How do I get to the Freedom Walk?

There are many different ways to get to the Freedom Walk. The Memorial is located just a few blocks away from Union Station and the US Capitol and is situated along many convenient public transportation routes: 

  • Train: Union Station
  • Metro: Union Station (Red Line)
  • Bus: N22 97 96 D1 D3 D6
  • Circulator: Union Station stop on the Georgetown-Union Station Route


To use the Metro Trip Planner -- -- input “D St. NW & New Jersey Ave. NW” as your destination


To view Circulator Route Maps visit


Parking: The closest parking lot to this location is located at:


Central Parking
440 1st St. NW
Washington, DC 20001



How can I contact the Foundation for more information about the Freedom Walk?

You can email us



Does it cost anything to attend the Freedom Walk?

The Freedom Walk is FREE! However, donations are appreciated and will support the National Japanese American Memorial Foundation’s nationwide educational and outreach efforts. 


There are 2 simple ways to donate: by mail, or on-site.  


NJAMF – Freedom Walk
4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW

#106 - 236
Washington, D.C. 20016


We also accept donations by both cash and check at the door.


The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.