Mirai Generation Leadership Program’s Celebration Event: Consul-General MIKAMI Yoichi attended (September 11, 2022)

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On Sunday, September 11th, an event sponsored by the Sakura Foundation was held at The Source Hotel by inviting the members of the 2020 Class of the “Mirai Generation Leadership Program” (MGLP) into the alumni fold.

The members of the 2020 MGLP alumni are Mr. Eric Barb, Ms. Sachi Ishida, Ms. Jessica Harville, and Ms. Alexandria Monson.

At the event, Sakura Foundation Executive Director Gary Yamashita gave a welcome speech, followed by an explanation of the program by Sakura Foundation Program Director Stacey Shigaya. Mr. Derek Okubo, Director of Human Rights and Community Partnerships, City of Denver, delivered a congratulatory speech. The Consulate-General of Japan was also invited, and Consul-General MIKAMI Yoichi delivered remarks.

After each 2020 MGLP alumni was able to share, Ms. Kelly Yamasaki, Committee Chair of the MGLP, and Ms. Leilani Rose, a member of the 2019 MGLP alumni, each delivered a message. It was a warm and wonderful celebration with many participants.