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Midwest District Council Youth Summit, April 15, 2023 at 2:00 Central Time

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2023 Japanese Festival Appreciation Lunch Canceled

Due to budgetary constraints from St. Louis JACL events during the last six months, the Board of Directors decided to cancel the 2023 Japanese Festival Appreciation Lunch. We hope to bring the Appreciation Lunch back in 2024. The St. Louis … Continue reading

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JACL Holiday Social at Vangel’s – December 8

The St. Louis JACL held its Holiday Social at Vangel’s Restaurant in Rock Hill, Missouri on December 8, 2022. There was a nice group of attendees that had an enjoyable evening together! We were honored to have Kristina Le, President … Continue reading

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2022 St. Louis JACL Scholarship Applications April 1 – May 15, 2022

Students are welcome to apply to the local St. Louis JACL Scholarship that is separate from National JACL Scholarships starting April 1 until May 15, 2022. Any current or incoming undergraduates or graduate students at any college, trade school or … Continue reading

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2022 National JACL Scholarship Program is Open for Submissions

Entering Freshman applications must be completed no later than March 4, 2022 11:59 pm Hawaiian Standard Time. Scholarship guidelines, instructions, and application have been posted at link below. The local St. Louis Chapter Scholarship program will be opening soon. https://jacl.org/scholarships

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Holiday Social – December 2nd

St. Louis JACL held a holiday social on December 2, 2021 where chapter members and friends could socialize and catch up with each other. Good food and drink was had by all!

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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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