California Civil Liberties Public Education Program 2006-2007 grant recipients

After meeting on May 25, 2007, State Librarian of California Susan Hildreth and the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program (CCLPEP) advisory committee selected 29 recipients for $500,000 in FY 2006-07 CCLPEP grants.

The FY 2006-07 CCLPEP grantees and their projects are:

CCLPEP Grantee

Project Title

California State Library Foundation George E. Outland Collection
UCB Nikkei Student Union / ASUC Nikkei Student Union Field Course
Michael Singh Productions Valentino’s Ghost
Hiroshi Kashiwagi Japanese American Historical Plays
Yuki Nishinaka From Our Land
Joanne Oppenheim Hayami Diary
California Japanese American Community Leadership Council California Japantowns
Salinas Valley Chapter Japanese American Citizens League Story of the Japanese in the Salinas Valley
Sierra Repertory Theatre, Inc Journey to Topaz
Nikkei Student Union Student Performance of Executive Order 9066
Tom Graves Nisei VFW Posts of California
Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California Making Home from War
Nikkei for Civil Rights Stand Up for Justice
Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project / NJAHS Hidden Internment: Challenges to Civil Liberties in Wartime
KTEH-TV, NCPB Broadcasting Return to the Valley
Media Bridges, Inc MIS WWII Veterans Interviews Productions Conscience and the Constitution Digital Preservation
Visual Communications CWRIC Hearings
Grateful Crane Ensemble Nihonmaci: The Place to Be
Tule Lake Committee Tule Lake Teacher’s Workshop
Cory Shiozaki From Barbed Wire to Barbed Hooks
Marlene Tanioka Japanese Americans of Merced County
Agape Foundation / NLSCA MEMSA
Rueben Martinez LEAP Mendez vs.Westminster Book Reprint
Department of Journalism SFSU Ruth Asawa’s Garden of Remembrance
Daruma no Gakko I-Turn/Intern
Bridge Media Inc Piecing Memories
Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California The Wat Misaka Story

Wake Media Productions

CCLPEP In-house Digitization

CCLPEP received 73 applications this cycle, with a total amount of $2,414,618 requested. An independent panel read the applications and provided initial scores and comments. The advisory committee factored this information into their discussion and decision-making process.

CCLPEP, the result of 1999’s California Civil Liberties Public Education Act sponsored by Assembly member Mike Honda, provides competitive grants for public educational activities and educational materials stemming from the Japanese Internment experience of World War II.

For more information please contact Amy Sullivan at the California State Library at (916) 653-8722 or email at




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