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Welcome to the Twin Cities Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). JACL is a national membership organization whose mission is to secure and maintain the human and civil rights of Americans victimized by injustice.

JACL derives its effectiveness through its strategically located regional offices, which serve the needs of the organization’s members and help maintain the well-being of all Americans.

In addition to its national headquarters in San Francisco, the JACL has regional offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

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.

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www.facebook.com/SamuraiHistoryCultureJapan/posts/pfbid0RjR8fkkrtikYqU8xdYfnWTfcPGWACicfxToHbh1UW...Samurai Fact?163 years ago today, June 22, 1861, during the waning years of the Edo Period, Japan's first bowling alley opened in Nagasaki. According to the Japan Bowling Association, among the first to play the imported game was none other than the revolutionary samurai, Sakamoto Ryoma!Incidentally, Ryoma is also said to have been among the first samurai to have gone on a honeymoon after his wedding. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to Ka Vang for this enlightening article. www.startribune.com/for-asian-americans-the-pandemic-brought-threats-beyond-the-virus/600369553/ ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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Posted @withregram • @minnpost Minnesota's Concordia College has accredited its first cohort of Hmong language teachers through a new master's program developed in collaboration with Minnesota Zej Zog (MZZ) and supported by a state grant. This initiative addresses previous licensing challenges by recommending graduates for higher-tier licenses, ensuring job security and the preservation of the Hmong language and culture. The program aims to bridge generational gaps within the Hmong community, promoting cultural understanding and identity among younger generations.To read more visit the link in our bio. @minnpost ... See MoreSee Less
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Obon Festival (Sunday 8/18) - mailchi.mp/117133e54545/the-rice-paper-january-5477120 ... See MoreSee Less
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Posted @withregram • @jacl_national JACL is Hiring! Applications are now open for the 2024-2025 Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship! You can join our Washington, D.C. team working on policy, programs, communications, and more. Learn more and apply at the link in bio. @jacl_national The priority deadline will be June 24th and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. ... See MoreSee Less
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