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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.
Celebrate Banned Books Week with wizarding fun for the whole family. We will show a movie based on one of the most banned books of the last decade (can you guess what it is?) while you have snacks, make crafts and celebrate intellectual freedom. Suitable for adults, teens & children comfortable with PG rated films. For more information call the branch at (510) 981-6260.