Events


Day of Remembrance Brings History to Action

February 19, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Today we remember that 78 years ago President Franklin D. Roosevelt, through executive order, paved the way for the mass incarceration of all individuals of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast. This was done…

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Wat Misaka and Arlene Inouye Named for 2019 National JACL President’s Award

June 13, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – The National Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is pleased to announce its 2019 President’s awardees, Wat Misaka and Arlene Inouye. “The two honorees this year represent tremendous leadership that extends beyond the…

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JACL Calls for Nation to Stop Repeating History

February 19, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – On this 77th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, we do more than just remember the Presidential order that enabled the incarceration of nearly 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans.  We remember the…

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Digest: May 1

In this week’s Digest: 2018 National Convention #NoMuslimBanEver Rally in Front of SCOTUS May and June Screenings of The Ito Sisters South San Francisco Screening of And Then They Came for Us May 10th AN AMERICAN STORY Premiere at CAAMFest36 In Case You Missed It… Full Digest here.

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