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Published by the JACL, the nation’s oldest and largest APA civil rights organization, the Pacific Citizen is committed to delivering the most–incisive coverage of important APA stories, events and movements. Note: A digital subscription (PDF version) to Pacific Citizen is included with a JACL membership; for an additional $17/year, the “classic” or newsprint version of Pacific Citizen can be delivered via the USPS.

How to subscribe to the Pacific Citizen

  • Option 1: Become a JACL member
  • Option 2: For non-JACL members wanting to subscribe to Pacific Citizen, the annual cost is $55 (newsprint) or $40 (digital). You may pay by using the form below or by mailing a personal check or money order made payable to “Pacific Citizen” to: 123 Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka St., Ste. 206 | Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Please call Eva Ting at (213) 620-1767, ext. 1, or email for any questions or concerns.

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    More than nine decades old, the Pacific Citizen is an award-winning Asian Pacific American semi-monthly national newspaper.

    Since September 1929, the print edition of the Pacific Citizen has been the leading national newspaper for the APA community.

    Originally called the Nikkei Shimin (Japanese American Citizen), the San Francisco-based newspaper was a lifeline for the Japanese American community.

    Today, the Pacific Citizen continues to serve the community with its focus on in-depth investigations, entertainment, sports, and late-breaking stories.