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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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3 days ago

Twin Cities JACL
The Japanese Social Justice Organization (JSJO) at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus and the Japanese American Citizens League — Twin Cities Chapter (JACL) are teaming up for our second collaborative event!Date: Friday, April 19, 2024Time: 5:30-7:30pmLocation: Bruininks 512B, Bruininks Hall, 222 Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455mailchi.mp/c59db0188eca/the-rice-paper-january-5471155 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Twin Cities JACL
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1 week ago

Twin Cities JACL
On Sunday, March 31st, TCJACL Youth/Student Representative Asia O’Neil and Young Professional Representative Misa Westby held a fascinating discussion Exploring Asian American Experiences in American Schools, which they had worked hard to plan and organize on their own! The event was a casual panel discussion joined by 3 Asian American teachers/school faculty from Minnesota in which they examined the unique challenges faced by Asian American students in the United States. In case you missed it, the recording is now available on our YouTube page!youtu.be/ln091ozc91w?si=LUHhGjd2XFLc07I3 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Twin Cities JACL
Come out and see this fantastic show! Fun fact: Patti Kameya has been active with our Social Justice Committee!Posted @withregram • @fawkollective Next month we will be hosting our first COMEDY LAB SHOWCASE! This show features 7 hilarious fellows that have been developing new comedy sets. Come out and support many new newbies onstage!! comedylab.eventbrite.com Featuring: Tiffany Bui, Patti Kameya, Ameera Sultana Khan, Mai Neng Moua, Brenda Tran, liqing xu, & Xay Yang. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. ... See MoreSee Less
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