To hear Sam Mihara speak in your area, please contact Sam


Future Engagements – Booking spaces for year 2016 are filled. New engagements are being scheduled for 2017 with most spaces taken until August. If you or your group would like to reserve a spot, please contact Sam Mihara as soon as possible and indicate your group description, location and preferred dates.

New Los Angeles Presentation – On February 2, an experiment was conducted at UCLA with a team approach to the presentation. A group of 3 former prisoners gave a speech which was highly successful. As a result, a team of five former WWII incarcerated in US camps will speak at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on September 24. If you would like a reservation, please contact Sam as this performance is likely to sell out shortly.

Major Law Firms Booked – Several large law firms have confirmed future presentations. They include O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Alston & Bird LLP, Davis & Gilbert LLP in New York City and Latham & Watkins LLP. As part of their interests in diversity and civil rights, the leading law firms have strong interest in civil rights and mass imprisonment.

Annual UC Berkeley Speech – On November 1, the annual presentation at the University of California, Berkeley, is scheduled. This is the fifth consecutive year for the talk and always includes improvements with news since the last prior talk. This year, the additions include the new prisons in Texas for immigrant Central American mothers and children.


September 10 – Montebello / Los Angeles

September 12 – O’Melveny & Myers LLP – Nationwide Network

September 24 – Los Angeles – Japanese American National Museum, “Memories of Five Nisei”

October 4 – Milwaukee – Marquette University Law School

October 5 – Wisconsin – University School of Milwaukee

October 6 – Dallas – Southern Methodist University

October 17 week – Boston, Andover MA Speaking Tour

November 1 – University of California, Berkeley

November 15 – New York City – Davis & Gilbert LLP


February 19 – Washington DC – Day of Remembrance

Spring 2017 – Worldwide CCTV Network – Latham & Watkins LLP (Tentative)

March 30 – April 1 – Atlanta – National History Teachers Conference
– American Bar Association / Asian Attorneys Group

May – APA Heritage Month – Alston and Bird LLP; DOJ / U.S. Attorney’s Office (Tentative), Iowa City IA Diversity Focus Group (Tentative)

May 10 – Omaha NB – Metropolitan Community College and Omaha Tour

July 28 / 30 – Heart Mountain Wyoming – Annual Pilgrimage

Letters of Recommendation


From the University of Texas
From the Virginia Holocaust Museum


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