The Civil Rights Movement in California

Saturday Oct 26 2013   10:00 AM
Fremont Main Library, Fukaya Room  400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont, CA  map

Stan Yogi, co-author of Wherever There’s a Fight, will discuss how the Civil Rights Movement manifested in California and how, in some ways, our state was at the vanguard of the ongoing fight for equality. The accompanying exhibit will be up through November 3.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit

Stan Yogi

Stan Yogi is the coauthor, with Elaine Elinson, of Wherever There’s a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California, and, with Laura Atkins, of the children's book Fred Korematsu Speaks Up. He managed development programs for the ACLU of Northern California for fourteen years and is the coeditor of two books, Highway 99: A Literary Journey through California's Great Central Valley and Asian American Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. His work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, MELUS, Los Angeles Daily Journal, and several anthologies. He is married to nonprofit administrator David Carroll and lives in Los Angeles.

Photo by Michael Woolsey