Ken Tanabe is a community organizer
Ken Tanabe is founder/president of Loving Day, the world’s largest network of multiethnic community celebrations.
Loving Day is named after Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in the United States. The Loving Day project inspires thousands of people to celebrate the anniversary of that decision on June 12th as a way to educate, bring awareness, and build community.
Loving Day has been featured in:
- Washington Post
- San Francisco Chronicle
- The Huffington Post
- Voice of America
For press about Ken Tanabe and his work, visit the Ken Tanabe Press Page.
The Loving Day Flagship Celebration: 1,000 Guests a YearThe Flagship Celebration in New York City is one of the largest among scores of global Loving Day Celebrations. Produced directly by the Loving Day Project, it’s popular with the press and it shows the potential of the Loving Day community.
Loving Day event pages
More Loving Day videos
A Global Network of Loving Day Celebrations
A diverse array of organizations and individuals host Loving Day Celebrations in cities all over the United States, and internationally in cities like Tokyo and Barcelona. These celebrations can be anything from a barbecue for friends and family to a film festival for hundreds of people.
Loving Day Celebration listings
Educational, academic, and community events throughout the yearThe Loving Day Project presents at academic conferences hosted by universities like Harvard, UC Berkeley, and DePaul. Loving Day also collaborates with community and student organizations to produce events like panel discussions and screenings.
My experience with public speaking
Loving Day events throughout the year
Loving Day’s roots are in graphic designI created the Loving Day concept and campaign as my graduate thesis at Parsons School of Design. I started with a logo, website, and motion graphics. Since then, I have created merchandise, invitations, menus, and more.
Selected design work
Loving Day Supporters Are Passionate