NINA WALLACE is the communications coordinator at Densho, a Seattle-based nonprofit dedicated to sharing stories of Japanese American incarceration during WWII to promote justice and equity today. Founded in 1996, Densho hosts a free digital archive of 80,000+ interviews, photos, and documents that present this history through the eyes of those who lived it, as well as educational resources for teachers, students, and learners of all ages.
Nina is a yonsei (fourth-gen Japanese American) who believes in the change-making power of personal story and community history, and brings her experience as a longtime writer, organizer, and youth ally to her work at Densho. In addition to frequent contributions to the Densho Blog, Nina‘s work has been published in HuffPost, NBC Asian America, The Seattle Times, Yes! Magazine, and Discover Nikkei. She has led public presentations, classroom discussions, and intergenerational dialogue sessions on the history and legacy of Japanese American incarceration.
To learn more, visit densho.org
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