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St. Louis JACL President Ron Sakai Mentioned in St. Louis Post-Dispatch Article

St. Louis JACL President Ronald Sakai was interviewed as part of a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article written by Aisha Sultan that ran April 12, 2021. https://thesouthern.com/lifestyles/hostility-slurs-and-activism-asian-americans-in-st-louis-share-pandemic-stories/article_5aeb381e-acf5-533f-9b9c-993a2f302d59.html

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2021 St. Louis JACL Scholarship Applications Are Closed

Students are welcome to apply to the local St. Louis JACL Scholarship that is separate from National JACL Scholarships. Any current or incoming undergraduates or graduate students at any college, trade school or graduate school may qualify. Preferred consideration will … Continue reading

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Korean-American Film “Minari” Discussion Event

On February 21, 2021 members of the St. Louis JACL held an impromptu Zoom meeting to discuss the film drama “Minari” that was earlier available for streaming. “Minari” is the immigrant story of a Korean-American family that moves to an … Continue reading

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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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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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They Deserve a Stamp

Please consider signing a petition to get a stamp honoring JA soldiers from WWII. Go to http://wh.gov/ifAZl   Deadline: March 20, 2016 WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: Honor these American World War II soldiers on a US commemorative postage stamp. … Continue reading

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White to Gray

February 6 – 22, 2015 Mustard Seed Theatre is proud to offer the world premiere of local playwright Rob Maesaka’s White to Gray – the story of a young couple, one white and one Japanese-American, en route to the mainland from Hawaii on … Continue reading

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MDC Fall 2014 Meeting

The St. Louis JACL is proud to host the 2014 Midwest District Council Fall meeting November 7th through 9th. At the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel. Registration Form Hate crimes workshop from 10:30am to noon on Saturday November 8th.

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Welcome

Welcome to the new St. Louis JACL website. Here you will find updates, news, and events of interest. Enjoy!

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