Help Protect the Japanese American Confinement Sites Program

The Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant program (JACS) is a National Parks Service grant program that distributes funds nationally to preserve the important history of Japanese incarceration during WWII. In just 8 years JACS has provided nearly $3 million to...

Mobilizing Asian American Communities

Leading up to the primary election on March 20th, we are partnering with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago (AJC) and the Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) to mobilize people in the Asian American community. We have some civic engagement...

Kansha Project Applications Available!

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’...

2018 Scholarship Application Available!

The 2018 JACL Chicago Scholarship application is now available! Scholarships range from $1,500 to $5,000+ and are open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to JACL’s mission of advancing social justice and promoting the...

Kansha Crane Campaign

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!

2nd Annual Kansha Kick Off Fundraiser

Join us for the 2nd annual Kick-Off event for the Kansha Project on Thursday, February 23 from 6:30pm-9:30 pm! Nisei Lounge 3439 N Sheffield Ave Chicago, IL

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