Executive Director, David Inoue’s Comments on Washington Nationals Catcher, Kurt Suzuki’s White House Visit

Where have you gone Kurt Suzuki? Should our lonely nation turn its eyes to you? David Inoue, Executive Director, JACL Parenting in these times can be challenging. This fall has been a roller coaster ride as my seven year old son has followed his hometown baseball team, the Washington Nationals,…

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Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban

Written Statement for the Record for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations & House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban In 1942 and 1943, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) went before the Supreme Court in hopes of declaring Executive…

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JACL Applauds NBC Late Night Programming Decisions

September 17, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org JACL is grateful for NBC’s decision to withdraw Shane Gillis from the cast of Saturday Night Live (SNL). JACL and other community organizations, including the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (of which JACL is…

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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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