3/19/23 Before They Take Us Away (Asian Pop-Up Cinema)
Sunday, March 19th, 2022 at 2:30PM AMC Evanston 12 (1715 Maple Ave. Evanston, IL 60201) Film Critic, Mark Schilling from The Japan Times/Variety will moderate a Q+A with two of the film makers, Dr. Evelyn Nakano Glenn and Antonia Grace Glenn following the...
Kansha Project 2023 Application is Live!
Applications for Kansha 2023 are due February 27th at 11:59PM CST. Kansha Project Trip - Wednesday, June 7: Pre-departure orientation - Thursday, June 8 - Sunday, June 11: Little Tokyo Trip - Sunday,...
Next Gen. Nikkei Open House
Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 from 6-7pm on Zoom Next Gen Nikkei is hosting a virtual open house event on January 31st at 6pm! If you’ve wanted to plan an event for the JA community, this is your opportunity to plan with us to make it happen. Come ready...
Day of Remembrance 2023
Day of Remembrance 2023 Sunday, February 19th, 2022 from 1-3pm & Reception from 3-5pm Chicago History Museum Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, Executive Order 9066 led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans...
Join the Kansha Alumni Leadership Board!
Were you impacted by the Kansha Project and want to shape the future of the program? Then the ALB may be the perfect opportunity for you! Link to apply is below. Applications are due Friday, January 6th at 11:59 PM CST.
Join us for our Annual Meeting on 12/14!
Join JACL Chicago for our Annual Member meeting at Kobini & Kanpai! We're excited to finally gather in community after a gap of in-person events; to reflect on the past year of wins for the chapter; and to look towards our bright future as we plan to re-launch...
October – December 2022 JACLer now available!
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July – September 2021 JACLer Now Available!
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April – June 2021 JACLer Now Available!
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Remembering Bernarda Wong
Bill Yoshino reflects on the incredible life of Bernarda Wong and her contributions to the Asian American community.
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