Community-engaged Digital Programming: A Retrospective of the Tadaima! Japanese American Community Virtual Pilgrimage
WednesDAY, NovemBER 18, 2020 | 6:00 pm ET
Live Q&A was held on YouTube.
Following the cancellation of annual pilgrimages to WWII Japanese American incarceration sites, panelists Kimiko Marr of Japanese American Memorial Pilgrimages and Hanako Wakatsuki of the National Park Service spearheaded a nine week virtual pilgrimage with over 50 organizations providing daily content that reached over 100,000 viewers worldwide. Panelists discussed this as an unprecedented model of community-led programming within the National Park Service; best practices and lessons learned for digital programming; and reflections on community building through digital public history.