JACL Hopeful Upon House Passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

June 28, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Last week the House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. Thus far it is the most comprehensive effort to reform and reshape a justice system that…

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The JACL Celebrates Supreme Court Victory for DACA

June 18, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, D.C. – The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is relieved by the Supreme Court decision to bar the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for the time…

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Our Outrage for George Floyd’s Murder is Not Enough

June 1, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org It has been one week since George Floyd was lynched by four Minneapolis police officers. The death of George Floyd was preventable, as were the deaths of Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, Nina…

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