Don’t Abandon Our Seniors

By administrator|March 22, 2018|Articles, Press Releases|


“Don’t Abandon Our Seniors”

Rally & March to Keiro organized by Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy, KSCA
Main Message from KSCA

  • Pacifica Companies is raising it’s fees again! 10% over last 2 years.
  • Keiro should help those seniors who may be suffering financial hardships.
  • Keiro, should use the $70 million to provide long-term care facilities
    for our elders and save the residents abandoned by the sale of Keiro
    or 600 seniors may face evictions in 2021.

Rally speakers:

Warren Furutani, Former CA Assemblyman
Jim Matsuoka, Founding member of Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress, NCRR
Dr. Kenji Irie, Community health advocate speaking about conditions inside.
Families of patients / residents.

KSCA Officers,
Dr. Takeshi Matsumoto, President & Dr. Keiko Ikeda, Vice-President

Visual opportunities:

Taiko and flute at Frances Hashimoto Plaza by

  • Master shakuhachi player, George Abe and taiko drummers John Kanai
    and Kiyo Fukumoto
  • 10 ft wide X 8 ft tall banner of Keiro Board member photos is backdrop
  • Giant letter with demands to Keiro will be signed by all who participate.
  • Seniors march through Little Tokyo to deliver letter to Keiro.
  • Seniors enter buiding to place letter on offices of Keiro.
  • Picketing and chanting outside of Keiro offices.

End 5:45pm

Saturday, March 24th, 2018
4pm to 6pm

Assemble at Frances Hashimoto Plaza
100 feet south of 2nd St. crossing to JVP
betw San Pedro & Central Ave.
near Pinkberry

For more information:(626) 999-7528 David, (323) 363-3680 Carol

Organizations supporting KSCA January 2018

Southern California Gardener’s Federation
Japanese Welfare Rights Organization
Little Tokyo Historical Society
Taisho Club
Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress, NCRR
Nikkei Progressives
800 Traction Artist-Residents of Little Tokyo
Progressive Asian Network for Action
Union Church Nichigo Group
CA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, CANHR
Warren Furutani, former CA Assemblyman
Chinatown Community for Equitable Development, CCED
Kagawa Kenjinkai
Mie Kenjinkai
Hiroshima Kenjinkai
Fukushima Kenjinkai
Kochi Kenjinkai
Azuma Restaurant
Gardena Bowl Coffee Shop
Number 9 Noodles
Kuragami Little Tokyo Florists
San Fernando Valley, JACL
Jasmine Richards, Black Lives Matter, Pasadena
Frank Soracco, SNCC Organizer, Selma to Montgomery March 1965