Community News

SF JACL Chapter Announces New Intern and Officers

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Megumi Matsuno will be supporting the chapter’s social media outreach. Megumi Matsuno, a senior at Washington High School in San…

Coping With Systemic Trauma

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“Healing Fractured Communities” panelists included (clockwise from top left) Aura Newlin, Dr. Arthur Evans, Dr. Satsuki Ina and Shirley Ann…

2021 JACL Kakehashi Program Applications Now Open

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Each year, between 100 and 200 participants are selected to participate in the JACL Kakehashi Program, coordinated by the Japanese…

A Legacy Intersects With Present, Future

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Rose Ochi Square is dedicated in Little Tokyo at San Pedro, E. First streets. By P.C. Staff With the start…

JACL Welcomes New Membership Coordinator to National Staff

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Bridget Keaveney succeeds Phillip Ozaki, who has been promoted to JACL’s development director. JACL National is excited to introduce Bridget…

Entertainment News

A Cartoonist, a Bird and a Passion Project

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Cartoonist and animator Willie Ito and his relentless drive to bring a bird named Maggie from page to screen. At…

Twin Cities JACL Collaborates on a PBS Documentary Honoring the MIS

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The original program was created by the Twin Cities PBS as part of its ‘Minnesota Experience’ series. By JACL Twin…

‘The Great American Gunshow’

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An interview with theater artist Makoto Hirano reveals his thoughts on gun culture and its impact on Asian Americans and…

JACL Co-Sponsors ‘Never List’ Screening, Discussion

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Keiko Agena The JACL has announced that it is co-hosting a special movie event and panel discussion for “The Never…

National News

JACL Lauds Appointment of Ramachandran as CAPAC Executive Director

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The Japanese American Citizens League congratulated Nisha Ramachandran on her appointment as executive director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American…

JACL Announces the Launch of the Centennial Education Fund Campaign

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The Japanese American Citizens League on Friday announced the launch of the JACL Centennial Education Fund at its 51st National…

Registration Now Open for 51st JACL National Convention

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‘Communities Forged Under Fire!’ will be held virtually July 15-18. By JACL National Join JACL at its 51st National Convention…

Calif.’s New Att’y Gen. Announces Racial Justice Bureau

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California Attorney General Rob Bonta unveils the formation of the Racial Justice Bureau on May 11 in a Zoom news…

Twin Cities JACL Collaborates on a PBS Documentary Honoring the MIS

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The original program was created by the Twin Cities PBS as part of its ‘Minnesota Experience’ series. By JACL Twin…

Congress OKs Bill to Fight Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi celebrate the passage of the anti-Asian hate crimes bill on…