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Making Our Way: Maintaining, Defending and Expanding Civil Rights Right Now!

The Heritage Committee of The Japanese American Citizens League of the Monterey Peninsula Presents Making Our Way: Maintaining, Defending and Expanding Civil Rights Right Now! Saturday, August 25, 2018, 2-4 p.m. JACL Hall 424 Adams Street, Monterey, 93940   A panel discussion with Francisco Lopez President, “Monterrey” Council, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) …

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JACL Heritage Center Fundraising Dinner

On Saturday, September 24, 2016, JACL/HC held its popular fundraising dinner from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the JACL Hall located at 424 Adams Street in Monterey.  A tasty, authentic Japanese bento dinner was cooked and served by members and friends of the Heritage Center.  Percussive entertainment was provided by the taiko drumming group Shinsho-Mugen Daiko.  Those attending viewed a special …

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Documentary Filming has Launched.

On June 22-23, 2016, David Schendel was in Monterey to film our first descendant-interview with Howard Brunn, a Carmel resident whose parents signed the petition welcoming back Japanese Americans from the internment camps.  The location for this filming was the JACL Hall stage and the background setting, arranged by Larry Oda,consisted on shoji screens and bonsai plants kindly provided …

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Videographer/Editor Selected

Videographer/Editor.  Following an exhaustive search of several highly qualified videographers, CJAH selected David Schendel of Schendel Films in San Francisco, CA as the filmmaker for our film project Monterey: Profiles in Courage and Compassion.  David will direct, shoot and edit our 26-minute documentary.  Born in Massachusetts and raised in Minnesota, Schendel has long pursued an evolving and successful career …

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