JACL Applauds Posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom Recognition for Minoru Yasui

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director pouchida@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) applauds President Obama for awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the late Minoru “Min” Yasui for his dedication in fighting for civil and human rights. Yasui challenged the constitutionality of a military curfew order during…

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Weekly Digest: November 11 – November 16

In this week’s edition: Minoru Yasui to be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom JACL Presents Scholarships to Students Impacted by 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami National JACL Announces 2016 Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications for March 13-22, 2016 Kakehashi Trip! Coming Soon: JACL/OCA Leadership Summit Apply to Become a White House…

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National JACL Announces 2016 Scholarship Program

San Francisco, CA– The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) announces its National Scholarship and Awards Program for the 2016 academic year. JACL annually offers approximately 30 college scholarships for students who are incoming college freshmen, undergraduates and graduates, and those specializing in law and the creative/performing arts. There are also student…

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Weekly Digest: November 3 – November 10

In this week’s edition: JACLer Steve Okamoto Leads Effort for Proposed Tanforan Memorial U.S. Department of the Interior Announces Grants for Underrepresented Communities Through Historic Preservation Fund Wade Henderson to Step Down as Head of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights “Screen at 23” Diabetes Campaign Calls for…

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Weekly Digest: October 27- November 2

In this week’s edition: Watsonville – Santa Cruz JACL Receives Proclamation Award Reminder: Election Day Tomorrow! White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders Now Accepting Applications for Spring Semester Donate to JACL’s Annual Giving Campaign! Upcoming News & Announcements Please click here for October 27- November 2

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