National Youth/Student Council
NY/SC members with the Hon. Norman Y. Mineta at the 2016 National Convention. Top Row: Kota Mizutani, Kacie Robles, Sarah Baker, Kenji Kuramitsu, Hana Fulghum, Nate Iwamoto Fukumitsu Bottom Row: Stephanie Nitahara, Kristy Ishii, Secretary Mineta, Michelle Huey
The National Youth/Student Council (NY/SC) is a body of student and young professional leaders representing their peers on the district and national levels of the JACL.
The mission of the NY/SC is to raise awareness of AAPI issues and to engage and develop young leaders who create positive change in our community. The vision is a network of collaborative young community leaders and allies with the collective power and passion to make change.
The National Youth/Student Council program is graciously made possible by Southwest Airlines and State Farm.
JACL is in Selma, Alabama this weekend to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 voting rights demonstrations and marches that led to the passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act. The JACL delegation is attending the events with Todd Endo, a longtime JACLer who participated in the demonstrations in…
Washington D.C. – On Saturday November 8th, a number of students and young professionals took part in a youth summit hosted by the JACL National Youth/Student Council (JACL NY/SC) held at George Washington University in Washington D.C. Themed “A Seat at the Table: Having a Voice in the Discussion on Racism…