The Okinawa Memories Initiative

There are only 2 days left to donate to the Okinawa Memories Initiative (OMI), which is a public history and transnational dialogue organization focusing on Okinawa, Japan and the ways its people, culture, and crises help us understand the world today. 100% of your support goes to student travel costs. We hope to be able to …

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Enduring Democracy: The Monterey Petition

The Monterey JACL Presents the Premier Showing of the DocumentaryEnduring Democracy The Japanese American Citizens League of the Monterey Peninsula proudly presents the documentary, Enduring Democracy: The Monterey Petition. The film will be shown on Saturday April 9th, 2:00pm at the JACL Hall, 424 Adams Street, Monterey, California. Following the showing, there will be a …

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Asian Festival

Join us on Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 11:00am – 3:00pm for the Asian Festival, a celebration of the cultural and historical presence of the Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese communities in Salinas. The Buddhist Temple, the Confucius Church and the Filipino Cultural Center will open their doors to the community. There will be delicious food …

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What Makes Our Society Accepting:
Exploring the Japanese Immigration Cases in Monterey and San José

President Biden proclaimed February 19th as a Day of Remembrance for the Japanese-American Incarceration During WWII to commemorate this injustice driven by President Franklin Roosevelt 80 years ago and to honor the people who dedicated themselves to defend the democratic ideals of this Nation. And now, our democracy is tested again. At the end of …

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Exploring the Japanese Immigration Cases in Monterey and San José
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Nakayoshi Gathering

Join us on Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm for a new monthly gathering of current members, new members, and friends of members with an interest in activities sponsored or supported by the Monterey Peninsula JACL. As the name “Nakayoshi” implies, this word in Japanese means good friends, getting along, happy …

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