Executive Director, David Inoue’s Comments on Washington Nationals Catcher, Kurt Suzuki’s White House Visit

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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.
Executive Director, David Inoue’s Comments on Washington Nationals Catcher, Kurt Suzuki’s White House Visit
 
Executive Director, David Inoue’s Comments on Washington Nationals Catcher, Kurt Suzuki’s White House Visit
Where have you gone Kurt Suzuki? Should our lonely nation turn its eyes to you? David Inoue, Executive Director, JACL Parenting in these times can be challenging. This fall has been a roller coaster ride as my seven year old son has followed his hometown baseball team, the Washington Nationals, capture the World Series championship…
Weekly Digest: November 12, 2019
 
Weekly Digest: November 12, 2019
February 2020 Kakehashi Trip Applications Now Open! Apply now through November 20th at 11:59pm HST 2019 Veterans Day at the National Japanese American Memorial Advocacy Opportunity: Support Filipino Veterans and their Families FBI Releases its 2018 Hate Crime Statistics Report Japantown Cultural District Town Hall Meeting “Enemy Child” Book signing with Secretary Norm Mineta and…
Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban
 
Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban
Written Statement for the Record for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations & House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban In 1942 and 1943, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) went before the Supreme Court in hopes of declaring Executive Order 9066 and subsequent military…
JACL Applauds NBC Late Night Programming Decisions
 
JACL Applauds NBC Late Night Programming Decisions
September 17, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org JACL is grateful for NBC’s decision to withdraw Shane Gillis from the cast of Saturday Night Live (SNL). JACL and other community organizations, including the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (of which JACL is a member), have communicated with…
JACL Concludes 50th Convention in Salt Lake City
 
JACL Concludes 50th Convention in Salt Lake City
Washington, DC – This past Sunday marked the conclusion of the Japanese American Citizens League’s 50th convention and the celebration of the organization’s 90th anniversary, which was held at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Notably, this is the same hotel where the JACL first committed itself to engaging in redress and…
Joint Statement Condemning Decision to Hold Migrant Children at Fort Sill
 
Joint Statement Condemning Decision to Hold Migrant Children at Fort Sill
June 20, 2019 Last week, the Administration’s Office of Refugee Resettlement announced it will be housing unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Fort Sill is a military base that previously was used as a prison for Geronimo and hundreds of Chiricahua Apaches, including women and children. During World War II, Fort Sill was used as…

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