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JACL National Digital Storytelling Competition

The Digital Storytelling Competition for the JACL National Youth/Student Council is open for submissions until August 15, 2020.

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Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

On May 8, 2019, a private screening was held at Nine Network in St. Louis for the documentary “Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story” which aired later in the year on PBS. A panel discussion with Nine Network … Continue reading

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2020 Book Club Selection

The JACL Book Club selection for 2020 is “The Block Manager: A True Story of Love in the Midst of Japanese American Internment Camps” by Judy Mundle published by Open Books Press. St. Louis resident Ms. Mundle wrote the story … Continue reading

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2020 St. Louis JACL Scholarship Awards Announcement

St. Louis JACL is proud to announce the recipients of its the 2020 Scholarship Awards. Tyler Young Han Kim is a sophomore at Truman State University. Tyler is president of the Japanese language club at his school and is a … Continue reading

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2020 July 4th Picnic Canceled

The 2020 St. Louis JACL July 4th Picnic scheduled for July 4th, 2020 at Vlasis Park has been canceled due to Covid-19.  We are sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to meet again soon.

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Connecting the Pieces: Dialogues on the Amache Archaeology Collection

In partnership with the St. Louis chapter of the Japan America Citizens League (JACL), the Garden’s Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum will host Connecting the Pieces: Dialogues on the Amache Archaeology Collection April 27 through May 12, 2019. The exhibit employs interpretive … Continue reading

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JACL Book Club 2019

The next meeting of the annual JACL Bookclub is scheduled for: 7:00 pm Friday January 11, 2019. We will be discussing Born A Crime by Trevor Noah. For more information, please comment below.

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JACL Votes Campaign

As part of our JACL Votes campaign, JACL National proudly stood with over 50 major national networks and 3,500 community partners across the country – including nonprofits –to register over 300,000 voters on National Voter Registration Day, September 25, 2018. … Continue reading

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Representation & Responsibility Panel Discussion and Reception

Opera Theatre of St. Louis presents: Representation & Responsibility: Perspectives on Equity, Casting, and the Performing Arts in the 21st Century Friday, October 26, 2018 7:00 pm Haertter Performing Arts Center John Burroughs School 755 S. Price Road St. Louis MO … Continue reading

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An American Soldier

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis presents the world premiere of the new two-act opera: An American Soldier Composed by Huang Ruo Libretto by David Henry Hwang Directed by Matthew Ozawa Conducted by Michael Christie Danny Chen is the son of … Continue reading

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