Claire Mix will be the keynote speaker at the Eugene Day of Remembrance 2009. The event will be held at the University of Oregon School of Law, February 21, 2009. The theme of the event is “Bearing Witness to Injustice – Empowerment by Example.”

February, 19, 1942 is the day President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which forced American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, into prison camps.

Claire will discuss the experiences of her Grandmother, and Mother, at Gila River.