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Public Listening Session—Denver, Colorado
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
11/30/2009 10:00 AM 12:00 PM National Park Service (NPS)
12795 W. Alameda Parkway
RSVP Recommended
Lakewood, Colorado
303-969-2885 (NPS)
Through a series of public listening sessions, the NPS is seeking your comments to help us improve the grant program for the upcoming FY2010 grant cycle. We would like to hear your thoughts on the first year of the grant program and what components of the grant program that you would like to see continued or changed. Please refer to the "Open for Public Comment" tab on the left side of this page to link to the public comment questions.
 
Description:
Each listening session will feature a brief introduction by the National Park Service, followed by questions and answers and opportunities for the public to contribute ideas for the program.

Meeting Directions/Instructions:
The meeting will be held in the Horace Albright Conference Room (330C) in the NPS building. From North of Denver—Travel southbound on 1-25 to 6th Ave. Go West on 6th Ave to Simms/Unions Blvd. Take the exit and turn left (south) onto Simms/Union Blvd. Travel South on Simms/Union Blvd. to Alameda Parkway. Turn right (south-east) onto Alameda Parkway. The NPS is one mile down the road on the corner of Youngfield and W. Alameda Pkwy. Parking lot entrances are located on the West side of the building on W. Alameda Drive. From West of Denver—Travel eastbound on 1-70 toward Denver. Take exit number 261 for 6th Ave. Travel east on 6th Ave. to Simms/Union Blvd. Take the exit and turn right or South on Simms/Union Blvd. to Alameda Parkway. Turn right (or south-east) onto Alameda Parkway. Proceed as above. The main building entrance is located on the West side. Please check in with the security guard at the front entrance to sign-in and obtain a visitor's badge.

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Public Listening Session—Chicago, Illinois
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
12/01/2009 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Japanese American Citizens League-Chicago Chapter
5415 North Clark Street
Chicago , Illinois
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Description:
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Meeting Directions/Instructions:
http://www.jaclchicago.org

Phone: 312-728-7170 (JACL)

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Public Listening Session—Seattle, Washington
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
12/02/2009 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project
1416 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, Washington
925-943-1531, x122
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Description:
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Meeting Directions/Instructions:
From the Eastside: Take I-90 West to the Rainier Avenue South exit. Take the northbound Rainier Avenue South exit and continue to South Jackson Street. This is a five-way intersection. Turn right onto South Jackson. The Densho offices are in a brick three-story building on the left side of the street, right next to the Jackson Plaza shopping area. There is a redwood fence in front of the building. Continue up the hill to 16th Avenue. Turn left onto 16th Avenue and take an immediate left into the alley between the IBEW Local 77 Building and some condominiums. Follow the alley back to the parking area for Densho and the Buddhist Church. From I-5 Northbound: Take the Dearborn exit and turn right. Go to Rainier Avenue South and turn left. Follow it to South Jackson Street and turn right. Proceed as above. From I-5 Southbound: Take the Bellevue/I-90 exit ramp and take the Dearborn exit and turn left. Go to Rainier Avenue South and turn left. Follow it to South Jackson Street and turn right. Proceed as above.

Phone: 206-320-0095 (DENSHO)

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Public Listening Session—Little Rock, Arkansas
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
12/03/2009 2:00 PM 4:00 PM Little Rock Central High School NHS Visitor Center
2120 Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas
402-661-1928 (NPS)
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Description:
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Meeting Directions/Instructions:
From Interstate 40 Eastbound, take Interstate 430 South to Interstate 630 East. Exit and turn right onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Travel approximately 4 blocks and turn right onto Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Little Rock Central High School is located at the intesection of Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive and Park Street. The visitor center is located on the northeast corner, across the intersection from the high school.

From Interstate 40 westbound, take Interstate 30 West across the Arkansas River. Merge onto Interstate 630 West and exit onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Travel approximately four blocks and turn right onto Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. The park visitor center is located at the intersection of Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive and Park Street.

From Interstate 30 Eastbound, take Interstate 430 north to Interstate 630 East toward downtown Little Rock. Exit and turn right onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Proceed approximately four blocks and turn right onto Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. The visitor center is located at the intersection of Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive and Park Street.


Phone: 501-374-1957 (Little Rock NHS)

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Public Listening Session—Honolulu, Hawaii
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
12/03/2009 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii
2454 South Bretania Street
Honolulu, Hawaii
808-541-2693, x. 723
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Description:
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Meeting Directions/Instructions:
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii is located next to University Avenue. Parking is available in the center's parking structure.

Website: http://jcch.com/

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Public Listening Session—Los Angeles, California
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
12/03/2009 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 S. San Pedro Street, Suite 505
Los Angeles , California
925-943-1531, x122
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Meeting Directions/Instructions:
From Ventura County, Hollywood, San Fernando Valley: Take the 101 South (Hollywood Freeway)
Exit at Los Angeles Street, go south and turn left at Second Street, at San Pedro Street turn right. JACCC on the left side.

From Pasadena: Take the 110 (Pasadena Freeway) to the 101 South (Hollywood Freeway). Exit at Los Angeles Street, go south and turn left at Second Street, at San Pedro Street turn right. JACCC on the left side.

From Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills: Take the 10 (Santa Monica Freeway) East then the 110 (Pasadena Freeway) North
When downtown, take the 5 towards Santa Ana Exit at Los Angeles Street, go south and turn left at Second Street, at San Pedro Street turn right.
JACCC on the left.

From Orange County, San Diego: Take the 5 North (Santa Ana Freeway) then the 101 North (Hollywood Freeway)Exit Alameda Street and turn left, at Third Street Turn right, at San Pedro Street turn right. JACCC on the right.

From Long Beach, South Bay: Take 110 (Pasadena Freeway) North When downtown, take 5 towards Santa Ana. Exit at Los Angeles Street, go south and turn left at Second Street, at San Pedro Street turn right. JACCC on the left.

From East Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside:
Take 10 West (San Bernardino Freeway) or
60 West (Pomona Freeway)

When downtown, take the 101 North (Hollywood Freeway) Exit Alameda Street and turn left, at Third Street turn right, at San Pedro Street turn right. JACCC on the right side.

Parking
Parking structure, Five Star Parking, 350 East Second Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Adjacent to the Aratani/Japan America Theatre.
There are several parking lots directly across
from the JACCC.
Parking on the street is not recommended.

Website: http://www.jaccc.org/directions.htm
Phone: 213-628-2725 (JACCC)

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Public Listening Session—San Francisco, California
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
12/04/2009 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California
1840 Sutter Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, California
925-943-1531, x.122
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Description:
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Meeting Directions/Instructions:
From the North (Bay Bridge) – Going South on 101, take the 9th Street Exit. After exiting, go straight through the signal onto Harrison and turn right on 9th Street. At Market, the left lanes of 9th Street turn into Hayes Street. Take Hayes to Franklin Street. Turn right on Franklin, then left on Sutter. The center is located at 1840 Sutter Street on the right side between Buchanan and Webster. From the South – Going North on 101, take the 9th Street/Civic Center Exit. Go north/left on to 9th Street. At Market, 9th Street becomes Larkin. Continue on Larkin then turn left on Sutter. The center is located at 1840 Sutter Street on the right side between Buchanan and Webster. Parking - Street parking is available around the center with normal street restrictions. Additional public parking is available at the Japan Center garage and on Webster Street. Japan Center Parking - There are two indoor parking garages in the Japan Center. Entrances are on Geary between Laguna and Webster, Fillmore between Geary and Post, and Post between Webster and Laguna. Both garages are open every day.

Website: http://www.jcccnc.org/
Phone: 415-567-5505 (JCCCNC)

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