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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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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JACL Response to Major League Baseball Disciplinary Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2017 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 JACL applauds the swiftness and degree of punishment as well as the unanimity of Major League Baseball, the Commissioner Manfred, both World Series teams’ leadership, and the…

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JACL Condemns Racist Gesture by Houston Astros Baseball Player During World Series Game

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2017 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Friday night, Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel, hit a home run off of Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish. Mr. Gurriel followed his home run with a racist gesture…

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JACL Continues Opposition to Newly Issued Immigration Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2017 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org The JACL continues to oppose the Muslim country travel ban. The addition of three more nations to the Muslim country ban list does not alter the inherent flaws…

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