Youth

JACL recognizes the importance of developing future leaders for the organization and the Asian Pacific Islander community. To meet that goal, the JACL creates and sponsors leadership programs specifically geared toward student, young adult, and young professional empowerment.


Register for Remodeling the Model Minority: Japanese Americans & black liberation

  The National Youth/Student Council of the Japanese American Citizens League will be holding a youth summit in conjunction with the Midwest District Council district meeting from on October 15th at the Livonia Detroit Marriott.  This event requires pre-registration but is offered for free, and we have limited housing available…

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JACL Kakehashi 2016-2017 Application Open Now!

Apply now for the 2016-2017 JACL Kakehashi Program! Up to 200 participants will be selected to participate in this year’s JACL Kakehashi Program, coordinated by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and supported by funding from the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The goal of the JACL Kakehashi Program…

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JACL Now Accepting Applications for Kakehashi Project 2015-2016!

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director pouchida@jacl.org Craig Shimizu, Inouye Fellow japanprogram@jacl.org Apply now for the 2015-2016 Kakehashi Project! Up to 185 students will be selected to participate in this year’s Kakehashi Project, coordinated by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and…

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