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Update on NYC Council Resolution 792: Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution

We are very happy to report that the hearing for Resolution 792: Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, at City Hall on 10/25 went extremely well! We are now feeling very optimistic about being able to

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JACL NY Annual Meeting – Karen Korematsu

Video of Karen Korematsu’s speech from October 14th, 2017, at the JACL-NY Annual Meeting. Karen provided inspiration as we we headed down the road towards the Fred T. Korematsu Day Hearing on October 25th. Karen Korematsu, Founder and Executive Director

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JACL Disappointed by Decision to End DACA

JACL Disappointed by Decision to End DACA

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2017 JACL National Convention Summary

The 2017 JACL National Convention in Washington, DC was a very busy and successful one!  Attendees from the New York chapter board included Co-President George Hirose, Vice President Amara Hoshijo, EDC Vice-Governor and Strategic Planning Committee member Takumi Harada, and National Credentials

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2017 Youth Delegate Campaign for JACL National Convention and Youth Legacy Programs

2017 Youth Delegate Campaign for JACL National Convention and Youth Legacy Programs Announced The 2017 JACL National Convention in Washington, D.C. from Thursday, July 6th to Sunday, July 9th is fast approaching.  This year’s convention will be particularly historical and significant, as

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JACL Statement on the Election of President-Elect Trump

Please see this statement released by the Japanese American Citizens League on the Election of President-Elect Trump.

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Apply for the JACL Kakehashi 2016-17 Program!

The JACL Kakehashi 2016-17 Program for students and young professionals who would like to travel to Japan, is now accepting applications. There are multiple trips for up to 200 participants. Applicants do not need to be JACL members. Please spread the word if

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JACL Statement on the Tragedy in Orlando

Please see this press release (https://jacl.org/jacl-statement-on-the-tragedy-in-orlando/) published by National JACL on June 15th, 2016 regarding the tragedy in Orlando.

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Read our Spring 2016 Newsletter!

Download our most recent newsletter here: JACL Newsletter Spring 2016

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