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December 2017

New Hope Project

High Tech High Chula Vista’s New Hope Project will be making NAM its temporary home starting December 12th. This oral history project seeks to celebrate America’s diversity and history by telling rich stories of the students lives, their parents, grandparents and relatives. The students will be sharing their stories via a customized story telling tree, symbolizing the roots of their stories building the foundation for their futures.

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December 12, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
February 2018

Japanese Americans & the Impact of Internment: Modern Lens, Old Wounds

Japanese Americans and the Impact of Internment: Modern Lens, Old Wounds. An exhibit featuring a video installation of the powerful documentary Legacy of Heart Mountain.

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February 16 @ 10:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
April 2018

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation

This special traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution explores the heritage, experiences and diverse contributions of Indian Americans in the United States.

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April 27 @ 10:00 am - July 8 @ 5:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
May 2018

Opening Reception Beyond Bollywood

Come to NAM for the opening reception of the Smithsonian exhibit Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation.

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May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
July 2018

Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action

This traveling exhibition demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice, overcome oppression, and prevent violence—as told through the powerful stories of those who have confronted injustice over the past century. See what courage and love can do. Since 1917, the American Friends Service Committee has been a successful Quaker experiment in nurturing the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems. AFSC’s century of work demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice,…

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July 23 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
August 2018

Opening Reception Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action

Come enjoy the opening reception for Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action. Since 1917, the American Friends Service Committee has been a successful Quaker experiment in nurturing the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems. AFSC’s century of work demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice, over­come oppression, and prevent and reconcile after many forms of violence.

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August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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