Thank you to every sponsor, donor, volunteer and attendee who helped us turn Saturday’s 90th anniversary gala into a reality. 

From our amazing masters of ceremonies David Ono and Tamlyn Tomita to our guest of honor, George Takei, who reminded us that while Japanes...


Program Overview

Up to 92 participants will be selected to participate in this year’s JACL Kakehashi Program, coordinated by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and supported by funding from the J...

To purchase tickets for this event, click HERE.

To watch the trailer, click HERE.

Washington, DC - Nancy Ukai, representing Tsuru for Solidarity, will be joined by other members of the Japanese American community to speak out against the proposal from the Department of Health and Human Services to hold unaccompanied minors at the military base at Fo...

Washington, DC - The Japanese American Citizens League is shocked and dismayed by the administration’s announcement that unaccompanied minors will be incarcerated at Fort Sill, a former World War II incarceration site. In 1942, Fort Sill imprisoned approximately 700 Ja...

Washington, DC - Today, May 18, 2019 would have been Vincent Chin’s 64th birthday. Vincent Chin, a Chinese American, was killed because two unemployed auto workers believed him to be Japanese and blamed him for their loss of work. In his memory, JACL today joins Act to...

Washington, DC - Today, the United States House of Representatives took a major step forward for our nation in passing H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which will provide much needed civil rights protections for LGBTQIA+ individuals.The Equality Act will update our civil righ...

There are two paid fellowship opportunities for recent graduates/young professionals. Applications are due May 19.

  • The Daniel K. Inouye policy fellowship: The fellowship provides the opportunity to work on advocacy at a national level through the National JACL offic...

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