JACL Calls for Community Healing in Wake of Rep. Scott’s Racist Comments

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday it was reported that outside of Detroit polling precincts Rep. Bettie Cook Scott referred to her opponent State Rep. Stephanie Chang as a “ching-chong” and told one of Rep. Chang’s immigrant volunteers…

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Hiring: Manzanar Intern

JACL is hiring an intern to serve at  Manzanar (California). Please see description of the site and tasks below. To apply, please submit your resume with a detailed cover letter describing your interest in the program and how you will be able to contribute to the internship given your experience,…

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Digest: August 14

This week’s Digest: 2019 Japanese American Leadership Delegation to Japan NYMLI Comes to Seattle! Comcast Helps more than Six Million with Internet Essentials Program Japan Flood Friendship Fund Post Convention Survey See full Digest.

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Hate Crimes

If you need crisis support you may contact the Crisis Text Line by sending the text “HOME” to 741741. For more information about this resource, visit http://www.crisistextline.org/. State Hate Crime Laws: 45 states and the District of Columbia have statutes criminalizing various types of bias motived violence or intimidation. See a chart…

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