Washington, DC - JACL joins the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition in issuing our annual report card for Asian Pacific American diversity for the 2017-2018 television season.

JACL executive director, David Inoue emphasizes the importance of Asian Pacific American re...

Join us for Social Hour with the National Defense University - 3:30 P.M. May 1st

The San Diego JACL is honored to host an educational workshop for the National Defense University’s International Fellows Program, a US Department of Defense program that allows top-ranking...

Calling all members and friends, let’s mix and mingle! 


Seven organizations – Japanese American Citizens League, Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana, San Diego Japanese Business Association, Asian Business Association, UCSD Alu...

Open letter to the San Diego Community:

Many of you have inquired about the San Diego JACL’s (SDJACL) lawsuit against Kiku Gardens.  After nearly two years of litigation, the SDJACL Board of Directors has agreed to stop pursuing these claims against Kiku Gardens.  This...

To view photos from this event, click HERE

Filmmaker Lane Nishikawa’s new documentary feature film on the internment of the 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans during World War II, commemorates the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942 and...

Washington, DC - Good morning, my name is David Inoue, and I am the executive director for the Japanese American Citizens League. We are the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in this country.

It is with heavy heart that I come here today to sta...

Washington, DC - In an interview reported in The Hill earlier today, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn rightfully recognized the trauma that Rep. Ilhan Omar has experienced as a Somali refugee. Unfortunately, in the same interview Mr. Clyburn appeared to diminish the tra...

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