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We Should Know Each Other presents the film Swimming Upstream

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St. David's Anglican Church

49 Donlands Avenue

Toronto, ON M4J 3N5

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Join us for our next event on Saturday July 7, 2018, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Our deepest and highest values define who we are and how we spend our time. 30 years after redress, who are we? What are our values? - Joy Kogawa

Our next event will be a short documentary film by The Honourable Justice Maryka Omatsu, "Swimming Upstream".

Maryka Omatsu was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1948 and was educated at the University of Toronto (M.A.) and Osgoode Hall Law School in 1975. She is Canada's first Asian woman judge--appointed in 1993. She was the former chair of the Ontario Rights Tribunal and was an adjudicator for the Law Society Clients' Fund. She practised environmental, human rights, criminal and immigration law in Toronto for 15 years. She was also a counsel to the National Association for Japanese Canadians in their struggle for redress. https://www.writersunion.ca/member/maryka-omatsu

The film will be followed by thoughts from:

Nisei, Frank Moritsugu - journalist;

Sansei, Lynn Deutscher Kobayashi, community activist;

Yonsei, Kerri Kimoto, poverty activist.

The panel to be chaired by Honourable Justice Maryka Omatsu.

Q&A and conversation moderated by Kathy Yamashita.



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