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September 2018

RIGHTLESSNESS: Testimony and the Redress of Japanese American “Internment”

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
JASC, 4427 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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The JASC Legacy Center Presents A “Memories of Now” Seminar Series Presentation. Co-sponsored by the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society (CJAHS) and JACL Chicago. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Illinois Humanities, with support from the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge. See Flyer Here *Event is Free; Parking available in JASC parking lot Featured Speaker: Professor A. Naomi Paik, UIUC A. Naomi Paik will address themes raised in her new book, Rightlessness: Testimony and…

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October 2018

Conversations on Disability Justice

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
JASC, 4427 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Free
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November 2018

2018 Annual Meeting

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Midwest Buddhist Temple, 435 W Menomonee St
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Please join the JACL Chicago Board of Directors for the 2018 Annual Meeting and Dinner! Come share a meal with fellow JACL members, learn about our successful 2018 programs, and find out about new projects and events for the coming year. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. To get an accurate count, please let us know if you plan on coming - you may contact us at staff@jaclchicago.org or 773-728-7171 by November 7. Free parking is available. From…

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John Okada: The Life and Rediscovered Work of the Author of No-No Boy

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
JASC, 4427 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Fred Korematsu Speaks Up with Laura Atkins & Stan Yogi

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christ Church of Chicago, 6047 N Rockwell St
Chicago, IL 60659 United States
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Free

Join us for a dynamic talk with authors, Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi, as they share about their award-winning book, created for upper elementary and middle school students, about Fred Korematsu's story and how he came to challenge Japanese American incarceration during WWII. They will make connections between this story and importance of speaking up, especially in response to present day civil liberties issues. FREE event. All ages welcome! This event is co-sponsored by Christ Church of Chicago.

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