Don’t Abandon Our Seniors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
“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.
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.
Dr. Takeshi Matsumoto, President & Dr. Keiko Ikeda, Vice-President
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.
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.
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
Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress, NCRR
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
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