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...

As terms like “Chinese Virus”, “Wuhan Virus”, and “Kung Flu” are increasingly used by the President and other leaders in our country, so do we see the increase of racially-based hate crimes and xenophobia against people of Asian descent. While President Trump has defen...

To protect yourself and loved ones from the Corona Virus (COVID-19), practice good hygiene by:

  • Washing your hands often with soap and water. Wash for at least 20 seconds.  If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. It should be at...

The Japanese American Confinement Site Grant Program (JACS) is a National Parks Service grant program that distributes funds nationally to preserve the important history of Japanese incarceration during WWII. In just 10 years JACS has provided nearly $30 million to uni...

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