Last week, on July 22nd, Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie, released a statement on behalf of the university apologizing for the actions the university took during World War II in banning Japanese Americans students. The statement and actions taken withi...

Washington, D.C. - Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2486, the National Origin-Based Anti-Discrimination Act, or NO BAN Act that was first introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) in April 2019. The passing of this historic bill would put an end to the Administr...

The community hosted series will provide an opportunity for deeper community conversation around identity and intergenerational trauma, anti-Black racism in our own community, and an exploration of what it means to be in solidarity with other communities historically t...

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) joins the rest of the nation in deep sadness at the passing of Congressman John Robert Lewis. 

Congressman Lewis first rose to prominence through his leadership during the civil rights movement of the 1960’s as a coordinator...

Last week the House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. Thus far it is the most comprehensive effort to reform and reshape a justice system that has consistently failed. To date, there has been no justice for the Black lives lost...

JACL continues to be disturbed by the President’s insistent use of phrases such as ‘Kung Flu’ to describe COVID-19 as he did in his rally in Tulsa, OK this past weekend. And yet, that was not the most troublesome news about the President this past weekend. 

On Thursday,...

ACA 5: California Act for Economic Prosperity

ACA 5 will allow Californian voters to remove an outdated and antiquated law that restricts local and state leaders from minimizing inequality and promoting economic fairness. This measure seeks to prevent continued discrimi...

Washington, D.C. - The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is relieved by the Supreme Court decision to bar the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for the time being. We agree with the Court’s opinion that the Department of Ho...

The San Diego Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) invites you to a free virtual panel discussion on Thursday June 18 from 6 - 7 pm entitled  "Japanese Americans: Mixed Race, Mixed Culture, Mixed Identity."  The 2020 Census may indicate the majority...

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