Since the JACL Japan Chapter's establishment in the 1980s, it remains the first and only chapter located outside the U.S. Our mission is to help connect the cultural and generation gap between nihonjin and nikkei. 

For more information, please visit:   JACL.ORG

President : Kristy Ishii

Treasurer: John Furukawa 

Membership: Taka Go 

Board Members: Midori Ikematsu, Debbie Ino, John Ino, Ken Ota, Kelly Suzuki

Established in 1929, JACL is the oldest Asian American human rights organization in the United States. JACL maintains chapter representation in over 100 cities across the country. Current membership is over 8,000.

The national office is located in San Francisco, California, while the second office is located in Washington, D.C.

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JACL in Japan

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