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March 26, 2021 is Virtual National Day of Action and Healing

Participate in Virtual National Day of Action and Healing on Friday, March 26, 2021 by using the link below and joining on social media using #StopAsianHate. https://www.asianamericandayofaction.com/

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What Does It Mean to Be Asian American?

Please join us for a virtual zoom discussion at 1:00 pm CDT, Sunday March 21, 2021, on the theme of “Asian American” in your community. We will explore how opinions have evolved about identity, nationality, race and ethnicity, and how … Continue reading

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OrigamiintheGarden Opens April 17

The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis is opening an Origami (Japanese art form of folding paper) inspired sculpture exhibit on April 17, 2021 that was delayed from 2020 due to Covid-19. The exhibit is scheduled to run through October … Continue reading

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2021 National JACL Scholarships Now Open!

The 2021 National JACL Scholarships are now available for students. Freshman applicants must be JACL members and must submit their applications on line through the link below by March 1, 2021. The local St. Louis JACL Scholarships will be open … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit at Soldiers Memorial in St. Louis

A traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute will be hosted at Soldiers Memorial Military Museum at 1315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, Missouri 63103. The exhibit titled “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II” will run from July 24, … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Sponsorship of SLIFF

The St. Louis JACL is sponsoring the 2020 St. Louis International Film Festival film “A Shot Through the Wall” directed by Aimee Long. The film is set in modern-day New York and touches themes of media, justice, and racial politics. … 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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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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