Portland tech executive on escaping the devastation of internment – Portland Business Journal

Credit: U.S. National Achives. Manzanar, California. Dust storm at this War Relocation Authority center where evacuees of Japanese ancestry are spending the duration. (ARC 539961)

This guest column appeared in the Portland Business Journal today. I’m working to tell the story, to remind people of the consequences of government policies driven by fear and misunderstanding, of the value of our safety net programs, and the impact that individual contributions to the community can make.

“Charlie Kawasaki’s parents and grandparents spent three years in a Japanese internment camp — with devastating consequences. Kawasaki shares how mentoring helped save him.”

Source: Portland tech executive on escaping the devastation of internment – Portland Business Journal

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