The JACL Kansha Alumni Leadership Board presents the 2017 Kansha Crane Campaign. Every dollar donation sponsors a crane we will take to the Manzanar Concentration Camp! Learn more and donate to this campaign here
Check out the 2017 March – April issue of the Chicago JACLer here. To see past issues, click here.
Join us for the 2nd annual Kick-Off event for the Kansha Project on Thursday February 23 from 6:30pm-9:30pm! Nisei Lounge 3439 N Sheffield Ave Chicago, IL See event details here
Check out the 2017 January-February issue of the Chicago JACLer here. To see past issues, click here.
The 2017 Kansha Project applications are now available! Visit the Kansha Project page for more information. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2017 If you have any questions, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
JACL Chicago will be hosting a press conference at 10 AM at MBT on Wednesday, December 7th, the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. This event is free and open to the public. Click here for event details
The 2017 JACL Chicago Scholarship applications are now available! Visit our Scholarship page for more information. DEADLINE: March 1, 2017 Send completed applications to: JACL Chicago Scholarship Committee 5415 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60640-1294 Feel free to contact us with any questions at email@example.com
Check out the 2016 November-December issue of the Chicago JACLer here. To see past issues, click here.
Recently one of JACL Chicago’s members, James Ozaki, won 1st place in the Go For Broke National Education Center Essay, Poetry and Video Contest. The goal of this contest is “to educate and inspire character and equality through the virtue and valor of our World War II American veterans of…
The Kansha Project has the chance to win a $25,000 grant from State Farm Neighborhood Assist. But we need YOUR help! To win, we need to get enough votes to make it to the top 40 causes. How voting works: Voting goes from today through Fri, Nov 4 Anyone with an email…
Please join the JACL Chicago Board of Directors for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Dinner! Come share a meal with fellow JACL members, learn about our successful 2016 programs, and find out about new projects and events for the coming year. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Click…
Check out the 2016 September-October issue of the Chicago JACLer here. To see past issues, click here.
The Kansha Alumni Leadership Board (ALB) is starting its second year and looking for dedicated Kansha alumni to support and direct the future of this program! We’re also introducing the Kansha Core this year. To increase productivity and communication, Core members will attend monthly meetings and will also receive a modest stipend. To…
Check out the 2016 July-August issue of the Chicago JACLer here. To see past issues, click here.
Join us this upcoming Tuesday, June 14th for a screening of The Manzanar Fishing Club and a Q&A discussion with the director/producer, Cory Shiozaki! Click here for more details and to watch the trailer!
The Orange Story is a digital history project that utilizes the power of cinematic storytelling to teach the history of Japanese American WWII confinement. “Our goal is to reinvent the method by which this history is taught, and to provide educators with a teaching tool that speaks to the digitized way…
Check out the 2016 March-April issue of the Chicago JACLer here. To see past issues, click here.
Earlier this year, the Kansha Alumni Leadership Board (ALB) initiated a fundraising campaign in celebration of the 5-year anniversary of the Kansha Project. The ALB is working to raise $15,000 for the program by the Kansha Project Culmination on June 18, 2016! Click here to check out the Kansha Fundraising…
Help support the Kansha Project Fundraising Campaign by eating at Lou Malnati’s Lincolnwood on April 4th!! Click here for more details about the event!