JACL Admonishes Proposal to Patrol Muslim Neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) condemns the proposal by a prominent presidential candidate where it was stated that law enforcement should “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized.” The deadly and heinous attacks in Brussels clearly demonstrate the concern…

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JACL Statement on Liang Decision

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization, has always stood with those working to create institutional change. In the case of the tragic death of Akai…

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Day of Remembrance – Real History, Real People: A Reflection by JACL Executive Director Priscilla Ouchida

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Washington, D.C. – Manzanar. Tule Lake. Topaz. Granada. Rohwer. Jerome. Most people would see these words and not know their meaning. For Japanese Americans, these places are seared into their collective consciousness. These are the places where my family was imprisoned during…

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JACL Stands with Asian American Leaders to Rally Against Anti-Muslim Hate

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Washington, D.C. – Over sixty leaders from the Asian American community gathered today at the National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism in Washington, D.C., to counter recent political rhetoric and express support for Muslim, Sikh, Arab, and South Asian American communities. The…

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