Abstract: the japanese-american courier was the first japanese-american newspaper published entirely in english in the united states a weekly publication serving the japanese-american community of the greater seattle area, the courier was founded in 1928 by james y sakamoto. The japanese american citizens league is a national organization whose ongoing mission is to secure and maintain the civil rights of japanese americans and all others who are victimized by injustice and bigotry. The japanese american research project (originally named the issei history project) was initiated by wakamatsu shigeo, president of the japanese american citizens league (jacl) in 1960.
Japanese american citizens league (jacl) is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code powered by nirvana & wordpress. The japanese american citizens league is a national organization whose mission is to secure and safeguard the civil and human rights of asian and pacific islander americans and all communities who are affected by injustice and bigotry. The japanese american citizens league (日系アメリカ人市民同盟, nikkei amerikajin shimin dōmei) is an asian american civil rights charity, headquartered in san francisco, with regional offices across the united states.
The japanese american citizens league (jacl), formed in 1929, became the most well-known, influential japanese american organization in the united states, but its history is not without controversy. The portland japanese american citizens league (jacl) formed initially as the portland progressive citizens league (pcl) in milwaukie, or in 1927 the organization was modeled on the seattle progressive citizens league (established in 1921. The pacific citizen, publishing news and information for and about the asian american community since 1929, is a production of the jacl los angeles office.
1960s research project sponsored by the japanese american citizens league (jacl) and ucla that resulted in several publications and the creation of an archival repository widely regarded as the most important collection of prewar documents on the japanese american experience.
The mission of the japanese american citizens league is to secure and maintain the civil rights of japanese americans and all others victimized by injustice and bigotry the leaders and members of the jacl also work to promote cultural, educational and social values, and preserve the heritage and legacy of the japanese american community.
Title: japanese american citizens league, portland chapter records, 1930-2008 id: sc/20115 primary creator: japanese american citizens league other creators: japanese american citizens league, portland chapter records extent: 170 linear feet arrangement: the portland jacl records are arranged in five series the contents of the series are in an alphanumeric arrangement with the exception of.
Aiko herzig yoshinaga, a japanese-american whose tenacious archival research persuaded congress to approve reparations for her fellow inmates of world war ii internment camps and an official apology to them, died on july 18 in torrance, calif she was 93 her death was confirmed by her daughter lisa furutani.