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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 Mourns Passing of Congressman Mark Takai
 

JACL Mourns Passing of Congressman Mark Takai

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Bill Yoshino, Interim Executive Director, byoshino@jacl.org Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org JACL mourns the passing of Congressman Mark Takai. We are grateful for Rep. Takai’s support for issues affecting the Asian American Pacific Islander communities. In 2015, during the 50th anniversary commemoration of...
JACL Statement on the Killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile
 

JACL Statement on the Killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Bill Yoshino, Interim Executive Director, byoshino@jacl.org                   Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org In 1982, a federal commission issued its report on the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans. The report was titled Personal Justice Denied to...
JACL National Fellowships Deadline Extended
 

JACL National Fellowships Deadline Extended

Application Deadline extended to Monday, August 1, 2016. Daniel K. Inouye and Norman Y. Mineta Fellowships Inouye and Mineta Fellows will work out of the JACL National office in Washington D.C. and be responsible for the following: Staff and monitor key legislative initiatives and issues relevant to the AAPI community....
JACL Appoints Interim Executive Director and Interim Associate Director
 

JACL Appoints Interim Executive Director and Interim Associate Director

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org Dear JACL Members, Friends and Supporters, The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) announces the appointment of Bill Yoshino as Interim Executive Director as well as the appointment of Stephanie Nitahara as Interim Associate Director, effective as of Thursday, June...
JACL Announces Executive Director Priscilla Ouchida’s Resignation
 

JACL Announces Executive Director Priscilla Ouchida’s Resignation

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President of Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org Dear JACL Members, Friends and Supporters, The Japanese American Citizens League announces that Ms. Priscilla Ouchida has resigned as Executive Director effective as of yesterday, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. We thank her for her service and for leading...
JACL Statement on the Tragedy in Orlando
 

JACL Statement on the Tragedy in Orlando

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League mourns the loss of innocent lives in the horrific attack on a nightclub serving the LGBTQ community in Orlando, Florida.  In a larger sense, this was not an attack solely on the LGBTQ community, but...
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