Berkeley Stories is a monthly series featuring the extraordinary ordinary people all around us. The people that make Berkeley the unique place it is, and whose hands have touched our lives in unseen ways.
This month, meet Robert Kaneko. Poster boy for Japanese-American relocation camps. Buddhist. Berkeley High graducate. Probation officer. BUSD teacher and counselor. Husband. Father. Student Advocate. Human Relations and Welfare Commissioner. Third in five generations of Berkeley Kanekos. Proud grandfather of six!
Let's hear his story.