State of the Union Continues Attacks on Immigrants

January 31, 2018 Press Release Contact: Jeffery Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue , Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org Although stated in measured tones, there is no mistaking the continued attack on immigrants from President Trump. The President prefaced his remarks about immigration by painting a picture of immigrants as pouring…

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JACL Supports Net Neutrality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2017 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org   On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to dismantle the regulations currently in place to regulate net neutrality. While…

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Sign The Petition To Stop eBay and Amazon From Profiting Off of Japanese American History

Yesterday on Cyber Monday, JACL and 18 Million Rising launched a petition urging internet retailers Amazon and eBay to remove insensitively marketed items suggesting Japanese American prison camp art as “A Great Decoration for Home/Office.” JACL and 18 Million Rising previously worked to press Walmart to remove similarly offensively marketed items from…

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JACL Disappointed By Level of Discipline of Racist Gesture: Statement from JACL National President

Update: JACL requested a formal meeting with the commissioner. That letter can be found here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2017 Statement by Gary Mayeda, National President, gmayeda@jacl.org Commissioner Manfred’s decision is to suspend Mr. Gurriel for 5 games in 2018. That starts March 29, 2018. Why does that just not…

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