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...

Cultural values, common misconceptions, and lack of resources in Asian/Pacific Islander (API) communities can often prevent individuals facing mental health challenges from seeking support. With an increase in hate crimes against API communities during the COVID-19 pan...

In a May 5 hearing before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Justice Rebecca Bradley sought to make comparisons between the state ordered “Safer at Home” guidelines and the mass incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during WWII. JACL rejects this comparison as an insul...

The JACL National Board believes our member’s health and safety are our top priority and on April 23, 2020, the JACL National Board voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 National Convention. After an April 9 decision by the Board to postpone the Las Vegas convention to...

Yesterday on Fox News Sunday, Surgeon General and Vice Admiral Jerome Adams compared our nation’s response to COVID-19 as equal to the responses to Pearl Harbor and 9/11. For many Japanese Americans and American Muslims, making such comparisons can have a severe emotio...

We applaud the introduction by Senators Harris, Duckworth, and Hirono, of the Senate Resolution, “Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19.” This companion to Rep. Meng’s House resolution 908 is much needed with the increasing discrimination...

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the meeting has been updated to a conference call.  See important updated details below.

Please join us for the SD JACL Annual membership meeting.  Meeting info below:

DATE: Sunday March 29, 2020

TIME: 1:00-2:00pm

LOCATION: Conf Call. (contact...

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