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St. Louis JACL and Dr. Mitchell Maki – February 28, 2022

St. Louis JACL and Dr. Mitchell Maki, President/CEO of “Go For Broke” National Education Center in Los Angeles, participated in a presentation to Ladue High School and then a meeting with prominent St. Louis Black leaders.

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2022 Day of Remembrance Event

Dr. Mitchell Maki, President/CEO of the “Go for Broke” National Education Center in Los Angeles, California, delivered “Keeping America’s Promise: Civil Liberties Act of 1988” program in Des Peres, Missouri on February 27, 2022 for the St. Louis JACL Day … 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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Janice Koizumi Has Passed Away

Long time St. Louis JACL member Janice (Hattori) Koizumi has passed away at the age of 101 in Chicago, Illinois, early in January 2022, just short of her 102nd birthday. Ms. Koizumi’s story was documented in the 2019 book “The … 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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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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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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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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“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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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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