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Become a San Diego JACL Member
What Are the Advantages of Becoming a Member?

By becoming a member of the San Diego Chapter of the JACL, you will:

  • Support the nation’s oldest Asian-American civil rights organization and help keep the JACL relevant for today’s changing Japanese American community and the issues impacting the greater Asian American community;

  • Receive discounts to JACL-sponsored events and preferred seating at film showings;

  • Receive the National JACL's  official newspaper, Pacific Citizen, and receive notice of local chapter events;

  • Receive volunteer/community service and National JACL internship/fellowship opportunities and network with other Asian American community organizations;

  • Have access to JACL scholarships – local and national;

  • Become involved in the Japanese American community and make new friends.

  • Click HERE to see more.

Electronic Membership Applications

Starting or renewing a membership is easy. Those wishing to join JACL through secure electronic payment may do so by clicking the following link:

     ***Make sure you choose the "San Diego" Chapter***



Mailed Membership Applications

If you wish to send a check, fill out the membership form below and send it with your check payable to “Japanese American Citizens League” to:

Japanese American Citizens League, Membership Department
P.O. Box 45397
San Francisco, CA 94145-0397

Volunteer Opportunities
Our chapter has many general and specific needs for volunteers.  If you are interested  in volunteering, please contact us at
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