ANNOUNCEMENT: NATIONAL JACL NON-FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED

SAN FRANCISCO — JACL recognizes that COVID-19 has disrupted our everyday lives, and the impact has also been felt by students.  Colleges have closed, instruction has gone online, and students have moved home.  With decreased access to student services, such as obtaining their transcripts, students have faced challenges in securing required…

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Kakehashi Participants Return to Discrimination from Schools and Employers

March 9, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue (MPH), Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Last week, 68 Japanese American college students, young adults and chaperones returned from JACL’s Kakehashi program, a 10 day cultural exchange trip to Japan. Unfortunately for some, they have not been warmly welcomed back…

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