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St. Louis JACL member and 1954 St. Louis Chapter President, Harry Hayashi, passed away on December 23, 2020 at age 102 in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Hayashi served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 160th Hospital … Continue reading
The National Park Service is collecting cranes, with personal messages of peace, in one of three formats to be saved as part of “Messages of Peace.” The cranes will be collected in a time capsule to be opened in 2045, … Continue reading
Tabemasho! Let’s Eat! by author Gil Asakawa of Mile Hi Chapter was part of the collaboration Tadaima! A Community Virtual Pilgrimage Week 6 LIVE Event. During this video Mr. Asakawa made mention of our very own St. Louis JACL cookbook, … Continue reading
The Digital Storytelling Competition for the JACL National Youth/Student Council is open for submissions until August 15, 2020.
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
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
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.
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
The Kansha Project is a JACL Chicago program that connects self-identified Japanese Americans, ages 18–25, to the continuing legacy of the Japanese American community’s incarceration during World War II. The program centers around an educational trip to Los Angeles’ Little … Continue reading