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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 Continues Opposition to Executive Orders on Immigration
 

JACL Continues Opposition to Executive Orders on Immigration

Contact: Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org William Yoshino, JACL Interim Executive Director, byoshino@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) continues to oppose executive orders that are based on racism and xenophobia. Yesterday, the White House issued an “Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry...
JACL Condemns Recent Threats Against the Jewish Community
 

JACL Condemns Recent Threats Against the Jewish Community

Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org William Yoshino, JACL Interim Executive Director, byoshino@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) condemns the recent threats to the Jewish community, including threats targeting community centers and the vandalism of cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia. Over 100...
2017 National Convention
 

2017 National Convention

Join us for the 48th National JACL Convention July 6–9, 2017 Omni Shoreham Hotel 2500 Calvert St, Washington, DC 20008 Sponsored by: Getting Ready Links will be added as documents become available Register online Reserve your hotel room (convention rate available three days before and after convention subject to availability)...
We Remember Manzanar, Minidoka, Heart Mountain..
 

We Remember Manzanar, Minidoka, Heart Mountain..

Contact: Bill Yoshino, JACL Interim Executive Director, byoshino@jacl.org Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org As we pause to remember the significance of the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, we recall the personal injustice and personal hardship it imposed on the 120,000 men, women, and...
JACL Strongly Objects to Recent Executive Orders on Immigration
 

JACL Strongly Objects to Recent Executive Orders on Immigration

Contact: Bill Yoshino, JACL Interim Executive Director, byoshino@jacl.org Jeffrey Moy, JACL Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) vehemently objects to the recent executive orders related to immigration. Whether they concern building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, threatening to increase deportations by the granting...
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