Weekly Digest: June 12

JACL Convention Early Bird Registration Ends June 20! Trump Administration Announces Former WWII Incarceration Site, Fort Sill, Will be Used to Detain Immigrant Children Days of Action against Public Charge Rule Apply to the APAICS National Leadership Academy by June 28 “Our Lost Years” Los Angeles Premiere Discussion and Screening…

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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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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…

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