February 2015, Volume 19, Number 1

MDC News Bytes

Jose Keichi Fuentes
Miami Dade College Trustee Jose Keichi Fuentes presented the keynote speech.

Lessons in Civil Liberties

With the goal of teaching students and the community about the violation of civil liberties that Japanese-Americans experienced during World War II, MDC’s Homestead Campus hosted a presentation on Dec. 2 to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the End of Japanese Internment during WWII. Japanese Consul General in Miami Shinji Nagashima helped lead the program. Delivering the keynote speech was MDC District Board of Trustess member Jose Keichi Fuentes, who is of Japanese descent. A longtime leader in government relations and advocacy with more than 25 years of experience, Fuentes is active on numerous local and national boards and has received several distinctions during his career. 

More MDC News Bytes Articles

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.