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2023 Okaeri's 5th Biennial Conference (Gathering that Centers the Japanese and Japanese American LGBTQ+ Experience) November 10-12, 2023 NEW

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2023 Okaeri's 5th Biennial Conference (Gathering that Centers the Japanese and Japanese American LGBTQ+ Experience) November 10-12, 2023
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Date: Sunday, 12 November, 2023       Time: All Day
Japanese American National Museum (JANM), Los Angeles, Little Tokyo
100 N. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA
(213) 625-0414
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Map of Japanese American National Museum (JANM), Los Angeles, Little Tokyo, 100 N. Central Avenue

Okaeri's 5th Biennial Conference on November 10-12, 2023 is a gathering that centers the Japanese and Japanese American LGBTQ+ experience. The conference seeks to (1) build community, (2) educate, (3) provide support, and (4) foster understanding and inclusion for the Japanese and Japanese American LGBTQ+ community. While conference content centers the specific interests, issues, and concerns of the Japanese and Japanese American LGBTQ+ community and allies, attendance is open to anyone of any age or background, regardless of how they identify.

Covid-19 Protocol: To keep all participants as safe as possible, we will maintain the following Covid precautions. All attendees are required to be fully vaccinated on their COVID-19 vaccines per the CDC's definition effective September 15th, 2023. In addition, we require masking indoors except when eating, as well as a negative COVID-19 test within 24 hours of the event. Please see our full COVID-19 protocol HERE.

Nov 10-12, 2023

This year, we will be hosting our biannual conference. Please save the date for Friday, November 10th-Sunday, November 12th. This year, we will be hosting a hybrid conference virtually and in-person at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. We hope you can join us for a weekend full of meetups, panels, and workshops whether you are based in LA or out of town. Keep an eye out for more information on registration as we get closer to the event.

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