by Yuri Kochiyama
Yuri Kochiyama has been a prominent activist in the Asian and Third World movement for many years. Her involvement in the anti-war movement, community struggles, redress/reparations, workers organizing and international liberation support work has earned her the respect of thousands of people. On March 7, 1981, she delivered this keynote address to the East Coast Asian Student Union's Asian Women's Conference held at Mt. Holyoke College.