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Apply to Kansha Project 2020!

The Kansha Project is a JACL Chicago program founded in 2011 that connects self-identified, Japanese Americans, ages 18-25, from the Midwest to their identity, history and community. Participants engage in an in-depth examination of the WWII confinement site...

Newly Renovated Apt for Rent!

There is a newly renovated Andersonville apartment available now! The apartment is above the JACL Chicago office at 5417 N Clark St, Chicago. 1377 sqft Prime location 3 bedroom/2 full baths Garage available for an additional monthly fee and more!

2020 JACL Chicago Scholarship Application Available!

The Chicago Chapter of JACL offers scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $5,000+ to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to JACL’s mission. Scholarships are awarded based on an applicant’s understanding of and alignment with...

Apply to join a young adult board!

There are a couple volunteer opportunities for young adults in the community who are looking to get more involved with JACL Chicago: Next Generation Nikkei (NGN) is a program of JACL Chicago to engage young adults to become a part of the greater Chicago Japanese...

Announcing the 2019 Scholarship Awardees!

JACL Chicago's scholarship program recognizes the accomplishments of students who have demonstrated a commitment to JACL’s mission of advancing social justice and promoting the legacy and cultural heritage of the Japanese American community. Please join us at our...

Justice for Grace Watanabe

Contents: Statement of Interest Overview of Case What you can do Statement of Interest According to a petition filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County by the Cook County Public Guardian, employees and others at Symphony Residences of Lincoln Park “robbed” financial...

2019 JACL Chicago Scholarship Application available!

2019 JACL Chicago Scholarship Application available!

The Chicago Chapter of JACL offers scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to JACL’s mission. Scholarships are awarded based on an applicant’s understanding of and alignment with JACL’s...

Young Adults: How to get involved!

We are now launching the 2018-2019 year of our young adult programs. *Anyone is welcome to join us for our events! But if you are looking to develop leadership skills and build community together, consider joining one of the boards for one of these programs: See our...

Announcing the 2018 Scholarship Awardees!

JACL Chicago's scholarship program recognizes the accomplishments of students who have demonstrated a commitment to JACL’s mission of advancing social justice and promoting the legacy and cultural heritage of the Japanese American...

Kansha Project Crane Campaign

Kansha Project Crane Campaign

Help bring the spirit of kansha to Manzanar through the 2018 Kansha Project Crane Campaign! Throughout the month of April, the Kansha Alumni Leadership Board will be folding one thousand origami cranes (senbazaru) that will be delivered to Manzanar cemetery as an...

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