Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Japanese Latin American Day of Action – February 24

The Campaign For Justice: Redress NOW for Japanese Latin Americans! (CFJ) and the Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project invites you to take actions today, February 24: (1) Call the White House (2) Email the White House (3) Sign the CFJ … Continue reading

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“Keeping America’s Promise: Civil Liberties Act of 1988” Day of Remembrance Event – February 27, 2022

RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED. Dr. Mitchell Maki, author and President/CEO of the Los Angeles “Go For Broke” National Education Center, will speak at The Lodge in Des Peres, Missouri from 12:00-2:00 on Sunday, February 27, 2022 … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL 75th Anniversary

Although 2021 marked the actual 75th anniversary of the inception of the St. Louis chapter of the JACL, we were unable to celebrate it due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Instead, we have chosen this year, 2022, as the official year … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Art Towata’s Work: November 27, 2021 – March 5, 2022

The Jacoby Arts Center in Alton, Illinois will be displaying exhibits of long-time St. Louis JACL member Art Towata’s art. For many years Mr. Towata regularly held demonstrations and exhibited his works at a booth at the annual Japanese Festival … Continue reading

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JACL Holiday Social – December 2, 2021

Please join St. Louis JACL members and friends for an informal, end-of-year gathering Thursday, December 2, 2021, 5:30-8:00pm in Clayton, Missouri. JACL is providing appetizers and drinks and will have the latest edition of the Nisei Kitchen cookbook available for … Continue reading

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JACL Youth Civic Dinner – November 18, 2021

On November 18, 2021 Kendal Takeshita, Midwest District Council Youth Representative, is hosting a Civic Dinner at 7:00-9:00pm Central Time. Civic Dinner is a meaningful conversation intended to serve as an opportunity to connect with other JACL Youth members about … Continue reading

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Red Lantern Night Market is Cancelled for October 2021!

We are sorry to announce that the Red Lantern Night Market event has been cancelled for October 22-23, 2021. We hope to be able to bring this event back in the future!

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KSDK Airing Discussion on Anti-Asian Hate in St. Louis Community

KSDK (NBC Channel 5 in St. Louis) is airing a discussion on Anti-Asian on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 11:00 am. Michelle Li of KSDK hosts the discussion that includes JACL member and former International Institute CEO, Anna Crosslin. https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/local/outreach/project-5/5-your-side-discussion-racism-healing-aapi-community-st-louis-michelle-li/63-2cce7af9-c098-46ed-821a-e893d41fd8b7

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“Beautiful Country” Selected for 2022 JACL Book Club

“Beautiful Country: A Memoir” by Qian Julie Wang has been selected for the St. Louis JACL Book Club discussion at a TBA date in 2022. This non-fiction book recalls the undocumented life of a 7-year-old Chinese girl in New York … Continue reading

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Kishi Bashi at Powell Hall September 17

St. Louis JACL is in community partnership to support singer/songwriter Kishi Bashi at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) at Powell Hall on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 7:30pm

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