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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.

JACL Admonishes Proposal to Patrol Muslim Neighborhoods
 

JACL Admonishes Proposal to Patrol Muslim Neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) condemns the proposal by a prominent presidential candidate where it was stated that law enforcement should “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized.” The deadly and heinous attacks in Brussels clearly demonstrate the concern...
JACL Responds to Racial Taunts at High School Basketball Game
 

JACL Responds to Racial Taunts at High School Basketball Game

March 21, 2016 Press Release Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org The National Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) joins with its affiliates, the JACL Northern California Western Nevada Pacific District Council and the JACL Florin Chapter as well as the Coalition to Support McClatchy Students Against Racism and Bullying in...
2016 JACL National Convention
 

2016 JACL National Convention

Join us for the 47th National JACL Convention Monday, July 11, 2016–Thursday, July 14, 2016 Monte Carlo Hotel 3770 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89109 Sponsored by: Getting Ready Register online (or by mail). For each person registered, $25 will go towards funding the National Student Youth Council! Reserve your...
JACL Statement on Liang Decision
 

JACL Statement on Liang Decision

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization, has always stood with those working to create institutional change. In the case of the tragic death of Akai...
Day of Remembrance – Real History, Real People: A Reflection by JACL Executive Director Priscilla Ouchida
 

Day of Remembrance – Real History, Real People: A Reflection by JACL Executive Director Priscilla Ouchida

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Washington, D.C. – Manzanar. Tule Lake. Topaz. Granada. Rohwer. Jerome. Most people would see these words and not know their meaning. For Japanese Americans, these places are seared into their collective consciousness. These are the places where my family was imprisoned during...
JACL Stands with Asian American Leaders to Rally Against Anti-Muslim Hate
 

JACL Stands with Asian American Leaders to Rally Against Anti-Muslim Hate

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Washington, D.C. – Over sixty leaders from the Asian American community gathered today at the National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism in Washington, D.C., to counter recent political rhetoric and express support for Muslim, Sikh, Arab, and South Asian American communities. The...
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