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...

Washington, DC - National JACL, the Northern California, Western Nevada, Pacific District (NCWNP), and San Francisco chapter, collectively mourn the passing of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who passed away on Feb. 22 at the age of 59.

A Sansei (third genera...

Washington, DC - On this 77th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, we do more than just remember the Presidential order that enabled the incarceration of nearly 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans. 

We remember the racism and xenophobia against Japanese an...

Resistance at Tule Lake:  This new documentary by Konrad Aderer, shown on Feb 9th at the Mission Valley Public Library, tells the story of the 12,000 Japanese and Japanese American "no-no's" who protested the injustice of incarceration and faced impossible dilemmas wit...

Washington, DC - Following Congressional passage of a spending bill that included significant spending for border security, the President has declared a national emergency to further expand the border wall. Even without the wall expansion, components of the border agre...

Nikkei Research Project Survey  -  needs participants 18-35 years old

The Japanese American National Museum is collaborating with The Nippon Foundation on its new project “Global Youth Nikkei Research Project” 

This project explores what it means to be a "Nikkei...

San Diego Outstanding Asian and Pacific Islander Students County Supervisor’s Award (County Supervisor’s Award) is sponsored jointly by San Diego County Supervisor and San Diego Asian Americans for Equality (SDAAFE).  The purpose of this award is to celebrate and recog...

Washington, DC - As the government shutdown enters its fourth week, approximately 800,000 government workers are missing their first paycheck of the year. The result for many of these workers will be an inability to pay for fundamental expenses such as mortgages, rent,...

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