Japanese Americans to Speak Out Against Designation of Fort Sill to Detain Migrant Children

What: Japanese Americans to Speak Out Against Designation of Fort Sill to Detain Migrant Children When: 4:00 pm EDT, Thursday, June 20, 2019 Where: Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During WWII (Louisiana Ave. NW & D St. NW, Washington, D.C.) Washington, DC – Nancy Ukai, representing Tsuru for Solidarity, will be…

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Wat Misaka and Arlene Inouye Named for 2019 National JACL President’s Award

June 13, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – The National Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is pleased to announce its 2019 President’s awardees, Wat Misaka and Arlene Inouye. “The two honorees this year represent tremendous leadership that extends beyond the…

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JACL Opposes Expanded Incarceration of Children at Fort Sill

June 12, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League is shocked and dismayed by the administration’s announcement that unaccompanied minors will be incarcerated at Fort Sill, a former World War II incarceration site. In 1942, Fort Sill imprisoned…

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