JACL Applauds House Passage of the Equality Act

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Asian Pacific American Media Coalition Issues Diversity Report Cards to TV Networks

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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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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 Applauds House Passage of the Equality Act
 
JACL Applauds House Passage of the Equality Act
Today, the United States House of Representatives took a major step forward for our nation in passing H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which will provide much needed civil rights protections for LGBTQIA+ individuals.The Equality Act will update our civil rights protections – including the Civil Rights Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity…
Asian Pacific American Media Coalition Issues Diversity Report Cards to TV Networks
 
Asian Pacific American Media Coalition Issues Diversity Report Cards to TV Networks
Washington, DC — On this first day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition announced its Report Cards for the 2017-18 season, grading the four major TV networks on their progress toward full inclusion in scripted and unscripted programming, writers/producers, directors, development, their commitment to the diversity initiatives they have…
Weekly Digest: April 2
 
Weekly Digest: April 2
JACL Convention Website Now Open for Registration JACL Joins NAPABA/AALDEF Amicus Brief Crystal City Pilgrimage Attendees Protest Incarceration of Migrant Families Seeking Asylum Action Alert: Save Funding for the Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program Minidoka Swing Band in the Bay Area Invitation Program for Japanese American Students Tell Congress Not to Implement the Muslim…
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.…

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