PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2021 Japanese American Service Committee Statement on the Continuing Violence Against Asian Americans We mourn for the eight people and their families killed by a gunman in Georgia earlier this week. This senseless tragedy that included six Asian American women happens as the rate of hate crimes […]
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A joint press release on September 11, 2019 from the Japanese American Citizens League Chicago Chapter, the Japanese American Service Committee, and the Japanese Mutual Aid Society on the case of Grace Watanabe, a 97-year-old Japanese American. During Ms. Watanabe’s stay at Symphony Residences of Lincoln Park, its employees and others allegedly stole in excess […]
The Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) strongly condemns the policies enacted by the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance immigration policy” in April 2018, which have resulted in over 2,300 migrant children being forcibly separated from
Japanese American Service Committee Urges Congress to Authorize Funding for Japanese American Confinement Sites NPS Grants; Continuance of Funding Vital to Telling Story of Incarceration and Civil Rights
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.
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.
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.
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