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Hasegawa, a long time peace activist, faced racism, internment camps, redbaiting and deportation as she strove for peace and justice.
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Recent updates

Another screening of our documentary

Please join us for a screening of our documentary at:

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Thursday, September 27

Update on Marii Hasegawa

We sadly announce that our dear friend and hero, Marii Hasegawa, died early this morning, July 1,2012. She would have turned 94 in September.

A tribute to her life and work will be held on Sunday, September 9, 12:45 pm, at Richmond Friends Meeting House, 4500 Kensington Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23221.

After a showing of our documentary, we will invite participants to reflect upon and share their memories of Marii during her years in Richmond.

If you cannot attend and would like to share your personal memories of Marii, please send them to

Whether you knew her personally or not, Marii's life and work will inspire. Please join us on the afternoon of September 9.

Marii's obituary:

First batch of rewards is in the mail!

London! Ontario! Washington! Las Vegas!

We have packaged and mailed the first batch of goodies all over the world.

Thank you, again, for your support. More exciting news to come. Exciting opportunities for screenings are in the works. We just can't say what they are yet!

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Marii Hasegawa: Gentle Woman of a Dangerous Kind


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