In Memorium

Dianne Kiyomoto was a former registered dietitian and a descendant of Poston
concentration camp internees who resided in Camp III, Block 305.  Assuming multiple roles, she was the manager of the Poston blog sites, researcher and author of the Poston, Arizona Block book series, acting archivist, and family history enthusiast. She grew up in Reedley, California and resided in Fresno, California. Her family included her husband and their three children. She was an invaluable contributor to preserving Poston’s history, had many followers of her work and was instrumental in the success of the 2018 Poston Pilgrimage. She passed away on May 19, 2018.



The mission of the Poston Community Alliance is to preserve Poston’s incarceration history in order to uphold social justice for all Americans, regardless of race, religion and ethnicity. Through multimedia education and the preservation of stories, artifacts and historic structures, Poston’s unique multicultural history, involving Japanese Americans and Native Americans, will be kept alive.

Poston Community Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit group.


Poston Memorial Monument

23701 Mohave Rd

Parker, AZ 85344



Poston Community Alliance 

1902 Strayhorn Rd.

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523


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