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ACA 5 will allow Californian voters to remove an outdated and antiquated law that restricts local and state leaders from minimizing inequality and promoting economic fairness.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

It has been one week since George Floyd was lynched by four Minneapolis police officers. The death of George Floyd was preventable, as were the deaths of Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, Nina Pop, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, Charleena Lyles, and countless other Black lives w...

In a May 18 hearing before the Arizona House Rules Committee, Chairman Anthony Kern took the stand-alone bill to honor civil rights advocate, Fred Korematsu (SB 1352), and moved it into a legislative package titled, “COVID-19 Enforcement, Action and Liability.” In his...

From today's Tsuru for Solidarity Livestream: 

"I am here today representing Tsuru for Solidarity, a direct action project of Japanese American social justice advocates working to end detention sites and support front-line immigrant and refugee communities that are bein...

On this May 18th, as we celebrate what would be Vincent Chin’s 65th birthday, the world looks very different from what it did a year ago. As 2020 began we saw the nation celebrate the achievements of the Asian and Asian American community when Parasite won best picture...

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