JASC is proud to have been chosen by local and nationally recognized foundations supporting our ongoing programs.

Image of two film cans open to reveal two reels of motion picture film.  One is labeled "Issei - A Quality for Survival"


Dr. Newton K. Wesley Foundation Fund
– Legacy Center Archives and Dr. Newton K. Wesley Scholarship




Chick sexers, ca. 1949. Employment opportunities were somewhat scarce, and many new Chicago residents became chick sexers. The National Chick Sexing School advertised regularly in the Chicago Japanese American Year Book and promised “big paying jobs.”


Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
– Legacy Center Archives






Ishida-Winifred Foundation






Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Chicago Foundation
– Tampopo Kai Program & Donguri Kai Program




School meeting in Whitefish, ca. 1926. Cho is far left, holding Fumi. Yuki is sitting, right of her mother Cho.

Richard H. Driehaus Foundation/ MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture
– Legacy Center Archives




Peoples Gas Community Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation



– Tampopo Kai, Donguri Kai and Children’s Language Classes


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