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Central Library Art Gallery: Call to Serve: Clara E. Breed & the Japanese American Incarceration

  Visit the Central Library Art Gallery for an exhibition on Clara E. Breed, director of the San Diego Public Library for 42 years. As a public servant, she championed a child’s right to read by encouraging international and multicultural collections, undertook an unprecedented expansion of the City’s Library system, and most significantly, advocated on behalf of the hundreds of Japanese American families that were incarcerated due to Executive Order 9066. Visit the exhibition to learn more about her activism and the role libraries can play in an equitable, diverse, and inclusionary future.  On view  September 18, 2021-January 30, 2022.  Learn More.