Community News

A Bright JACL Future

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Members of the JACL’s NY/SC convened recently in San Francisco at its fall retreat, spending time creating its program agenda…

Philadephia’s Shofuso Japanese House Receives $50K Donation

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Shofuso Japanese House and Garden located in Philadelphia’s West Fairmont Park (Photo: Sean Marshall Lin) The raised funds will be…

Tadaima Returns for a One-Week Virtual Pilgrimage Oct. 11-18

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By Rob Buscher, Contributor The organizing team behind Tadaima Virtual Pilgrimage is pleased to announce the return of its signature…

George and Sakaye Aratani ‘Community Advancement Research Endowment’ Award Applications Now Open

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UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center is pleased to announce that the 2022-23 Aratani CARE Award applications are now being accepted…

Utah Farming Community Commemorates Its 80th Anniversary

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Family and friends of the self-evacuation colony of Keetley, Utah, gathered recently for an 80th anniversary reunion. The Keetley Farm…

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Momentous’: Asian Americans Laud Anna Mae Wong’s U.S. Quarter

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(AP) More than 60 years after Anna Mae Wong became the first Asian American woman to receive a star on…

Paul Goodman’s Reel Life Triumph

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This family photo that appears in the background in “No No Girl” was, according to director Paul Goodman, a “proud…

‘Who Killed Vincent Chin?’ Returns to PBS

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The much-honored documentary still packs a wallop. By P.C. Staff Within a year of the June 23, 1983, death of…

Usagi Yojimbo Newly Reimagined

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“Usagi Yojimbo” creator Stan Sakai has hopped from the printed page to Netflix with the streaming series “Samurai Rabbit: The…

National News

JACL Reveals Dates, Location of 2023 National Convention

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The Japanese American Citizens League has announced the dates and location of its 2023 national convention. The confab will take…

CAPAC Members Commemorate Fred Korematsu Day 2023

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WASHINGTON — Today marks Fred Korematsu Day, the birthday of Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American civil rights activist who objected…

Asian Male Arrested in Half Moon Bay, Calif. Killings

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HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — An agricultural worker killed seven people in back-to-back shooting sprees at two mushroom farms…

Gunman Kills 10 near Lunar New Year Festival in L.A. Suburb Monterey Park

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna addresses the media at a live morning news conference on Jan. 22 following a…

JACL Commends White House Strategy to Advance Equity, Justice, and Opportunity for AANHPI Communities

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On Jan. 17, the Biden administration released its initial comprehensive strategy to advance equity, justice, and opportunities for Asian American…

JACL Calls for Removal of Purdue University Northwest Chancellor for Racist Remarks

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On Dec. 10, Purdue University Northwest’s winter commencement ceremony was marred in controversy as Chancellor Thomas Keon began a segment…