JACL Concerned by the Initiation of Mass Incarceration of Children at Carrizo Springs, TX

February 24, 2021 David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org On February 23, the Washington Post reported that the Biden administration has reopened the temporary immigrant concentration camp at Carrizo Springs, TX. This action appears to stand in stark contrast to the President’s  remarks at the…

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JACL Applauds House Hearing on H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act

February 17, 2021 David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Today the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties held a hearing on the re-introduction of H.R. 40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act. H.R. 40 has…

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JACL National Statement on Sakura Gardens

January 26, 2021 David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org One of the fights JACL joined in years ago was to highlight the importance of culturally and linguistically appropriate services to Asian and Asian American communities. For individuals with limited English proficiency, health outcomes are proven…

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