We hope that a message of peace will resonate with our Chicagoland community and help bring awareness and true power that comes through the strength of reconciliation and mutual understanding. - Stephen Toyoda
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2016
"President Obama's visit to Hiroshima on May 27th marked an iconic shift in our national paradigm. Amidst rampant culture clashes and political unrest, the president's decision to confront one of the darkest moments in our nation's history modeled an increasingly progressive and sympathetic world view that leans on trust and understanding, not conflict and separation for strength." - Jacob Morah
On October 1st, Chicagoans will have an opportunity to learn more about the events surrounding the end of World War II at the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition.
Opening Day: October 1st, 2016
Closing Ceremonies: October 29th, 2016
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 10AM - 5PM; Saturday 10AM - 4PM
*Admission is free and donations are accepted.
Japanese Culture Center
1016 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
The exhibit is made possible through a Chicago-Nagasaki partnership and aims to educate the public on the realities of nuclear war.
About the venue: Founded in 1977, the Japanese Culture Center welcomes students from all walks of life and provides opportunities for physical, spiritual and mental development. The center's president, Stephen Toyoda currently succeeds his fathers vision of sharing the principles of Aikido and helping those on the path to self-realization.