Prepared Statement of David Inoue for CAIR Press Conference on Terrorist Attack on New Zealand Mosque

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JACL Highlights the Significance of Transgenerational Trauma

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JACL Mourns the Passing of Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender

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JACL Calls for Nation to Stop Repeating History

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JACL Remembers Executive Order 9066 under Shadow of False National Emergency Claims to Build Border Wall

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The Japanese American Citizens League is a national organization whose mission is to secure and safeguard the civil and human rights of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and all communities who are affected by injustice and bigotry. The leaders and members of the JACL also work to promote and preserve the heritage and legacy of the Japanese American Community.
Prepared Statement of David Inoue for CAIR Press Conference on Terrorist Attack on New Zealand Mosque
 
Prepared Statement of David Inoue for CAIR Press Conference on Terrorist Attack on New Zealand Mosque
March 15, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Good morning, my name is David Inoue, and I am the executive director for the Japanese American Citizens League. We are the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in this country. It is with heavy heart that I come here today to…
JACL Highlights the Significance of Transgenerational Trauma
 
JACL Highlights the Significance of Transgenerational Trauma
March 7, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org In an interview reported in The Hill earlier today, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn rightfully recognized the trauma that Rep. Ilhan Omar has experienced as a Somali refugee. Unfortunately, in the same interview Mr. Clyburn appeared to diminish the…
JACL Mourns the Passing of Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender
 
JACL Mourns the Passing of Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender
February 25, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – National JACL, the Northern California, Western Nevada, Pacific District (NCWNP), and San Francisco chapter, collectively mourn the passing of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who passed away on Feb. 22 at the age of 59.…
JACL Calls for Nation to Stop Repeating History
 
JACL Calls for Nation to Stop Repeating History
February 19, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – On this 77th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, we do more than just remember the Presidential order that enabled the incarceration of nearly 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans.  We remember the racism and xenophobia against Japanese…
JACL Remembers Executive Order 9066 under Shadow of False National Emergency Claims to Build Border Wall
 
JACL Remembers Executive Order 9066 under Shadow of False National Emergency Claims to Build Border Wall
February 15, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – Following Congressional passage of a spending bill that included significant spending for border security, the President has declared a national emergency to further expand the border wall. Even without the wall expansion, components of…
Weekly Digest: January 22
 
Weekly Digest: January 22
Supreme Court Allows Transgender Military Ban to Go Forward Supreme Court Takes No Action on DACA JACL Marches for Women’s Rights JACL Announces the Opening of a Multimedia Exhibit on Wartime Incarceration Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship Program National JACL Announces 2019 Scholarship Program Seattle JACL Announces Scholarship Opportunities Kaiser Permanente Asian Association Scholarship Apply…

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