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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 January 2022. This non-fiction book recalls the undocumented life of a 7-year-old Chinese girl in New … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Thanks All Japanese Festival Volunteers

The St. Louis JACL conducted a successful fundraiser at the Soda Tent at the 2021 Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden on September 4-6. The St. Louis Chapter thanks all of the many chapter members and volunteers and Missouri … 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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Missouri History Museum Conducts Virtual Presentation by Robin Hattori on July 22

St. Louis JACL Board Member Robin Hattori will speak virtually on Zoom on July 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm Central Daylight Time as part of the Missouri History Museum series on St. Louis. “How the Hattoris Became St. Louisans: One … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Announces Passing of Joe Yokota

Former St. Louis JACL Board of Directors member, Joe Yokota, passed away July 10, 2021 at age 94. Mr. Yokota was a longtime McDonnell Douglas engineer and resident of Hazelwood, Missouri. For many years Joe was the chairperson for the … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Mourns Loss of Rosalyn Borg

The St. Louis JACL mourns the loss of Rosalyn Borg who passed away June 27, 2021. Ms. Borg served as St. Louis area director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) from 1988-2001. In 1987 Ms. Borg led the AJC’s advocacy … Continue reading

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2021 St. Louis JACL Scholarship Awards Announced!

The St. Louis JACL congratulates two 2021 St. Louis JACL Scholarship recipients. The St. Louis JACL Scholarship Fund is made possible by the Yamamoto and Tanaka families and generous fundraising and gifts by JACL members and friends. Robert Dahlberg-Sears, of … Continue reading

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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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“More Than Miyagi” Movie Discussion Event on Zoom on May 2

Please join us for a virtual Zoom discussion on the movie: “More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story” on May 2, 2021, 1:00pm – 2:00pm CDT. You may RSVP for this event by emailing stljacl1@gmail.com and then you will receive … Continue reading

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2021 Reprint of “Nisei Kitchen” Now Available

The St. Louis JACL has just received newly printed copies of the “Nisei Kitchen” cookbook. We look forward to taking more orders for this Japanese American treasure! https://stlouisjacl.org/nisei-kitchen/

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