Education

The JACL is committed to the goal of educating our membership and the public at-large about the Japanese American historical experience and the lesson that the World War II incarceration holds for the future conduct of our government related to our Constitutional liberties.


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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ANNOUNCEMENT: NATIONAL JACL NON-FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED

SAN FRANCISCO — JACL recognizes that COVID-19 has disrupted our everyday lives, and the impact has also been felt by students.  Colleges have closed, instruction has gone online, and students have moved home.  With decreased access to student services, such as obtaining their transcripts, students have faced challenges in securing required…

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JACL Announces the 2020 Scholarship Program

November 27, 2019For Immediate ReleaseDavid Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org SAN FRANCISCO — The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is kicking off its National Scholarship and Awards Program for the 2020 academic year. The JACL annually offers approximately 30 college scholarships for students who are incoming college freshmen, undergraduates…

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Senator Kennedy’s Attempt to Draw Parallels to Japanese American Incarceration is Outlandish

November 19, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – Senator Kennedy of Louisiana was quoted as comparing current House impeachment proceedings to the lack of due process leading up to the mass incarceration of nearly 120,000 people of Japanese…

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