Congressional Briefing on the Japanese American Incarceration during World War II and Its Relevancy Today

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation (HMWF), and the Japanese American Confinement Sites Consortium (JACSC) are collaborating with the American Psychological Association (APA) to host a Congressional briefing Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:00-10:00AM at the Capitol Visitor Center in room HVC-200 (House side, on the south…

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JACL Mourns the Passing of Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender

February 25, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – National JACL, the Northern California, Western Nevada, Pacific District (NCWNP), and San Francisco chapter, collectively mourn the passing of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who passed away on Feb. 22…

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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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JACL Remembers Executive Order 9066 under Shadow of False National Emergency Claims to Build Border Wall

February 15, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – Following Congressional passage of a spending bill that included significant spending for border security, the President has declared a national emergency to further expand the border wall. Even without…

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