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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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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