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Roy I. Sano

Elder
Rev. Roy I. Sano was born in 1931 in Brawley, Calif., to immigrant parents from Japan. As an adolescent, he went with his family to Poston Relocation Center during World War II and later to Pennsylvania in a Quaker resettlement program. Sano received a B.A. from UCLA, an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University. A bishop in the United Methodist Church, he also has been a pastor and has taught at Mills College and Pacific School of Religion. Sano has been involved in movements for farm workers and open housing, ethnic studies in college and seminary, international human rights efforts in South Korea and the Philippines, micro-economic self-development, race relations in the church, and efforts to integrate whites into a previously Japanese American congregation. His books include From Every Nation Without Number (1982) and Outside the Gate (2014).
Friday, June 19
 

2:45pm