The Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) strongly condemns the recent signing of an executive order by President Trump that indefinitely halted the ability of Syrian refugees to enter the U.S., and which temporarily suspended the entry of people from seven-Muslim majority countries.
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75 Years Since Executive Order 9066 Day of Remembrance: A Time for Action (click photo for flyer and more information)
In a news interview with FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, Carl Higbie,head of the pro-Trump PAC Great America, suggested that the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II provided a “precedent” for the “Muslim Registry” proposed by President-elect Donald Trump.
Click here for a flyer to print and post! Join us on November 12th, 2016 for JASC’s annual Holiday Delight – Kodomo Matsuri Children’s Festival! Holiday Delight is a longstanding community event in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. The festival hosts a wide variety of vendors selling one-of-a-kind goods such as fine art, jewelry, […]
CHICAGO, IL – Like many Americans throughout the United States, JASC has been shocked and taken aback by the wanton violence and loss of life that occurred in the mass shooting which took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016.
JASC has many programs to help seniors remain independent and in their homes. If you having an aging parent in this situation, please check our programs for seniors.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Floating World Gallery
1925 N. Halsted Street
This event is part of the Memories of Now Seminar Series. Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at JASC. For more information, click on the photo.
This event is part of the Memories of Now Seminar Series. Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at JASC. For more information, click on the photo.
The JASC Legacy Center is excited to announce a new online exhibit, “Early Days of the Japanese American Service Committee: The Chicago Resettlers Committee.”