JACL Rebukes Arizona Legislator’s Comparisons of COVID-19 Quarantine to Japanese American Experience

May 21, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Donna Cheung, President, Japanese American Citizens League, Arizona Chapter, ArizonaJACL@gmail.com Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org In a May 18 hearing before the Arizona House Rules Committee, Chairman Anthony Kern took the stand-alone bill to honor civil rights…

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Statement on Behalf of Tsuru for Solidarity

May 20, 2020 For Immediate Release Contacts: David Inoue, JACL Executive Director, 202-607-7273 dinoue@jacl.org Sarah Baker, JACL VP Public Affairs, sbaker@jacl.org Kathy Kojimoto, Tsuru for Solidarity, 415-572-3255 kkojimoto@hotmail.com From today’s Tsuru for Solidarity Livestream: “I am here today representing Tsuru for Solidarity, a direct action project of Japanese American social…

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JACL Rebukes 2020 Wisconsin Justice’s Comparisons to Japanese American Experience

May 6, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Ronald K. Kuramoto, President, Japanese American Citizens League, Wisconsin Chapter.rcmkuramoto@att.net Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org In a May 5 hearing before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Justice Rebecca Bradley sought to make comparisons between the state ordered “Safer at Home”…

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