The Pacific Southwest Region of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) served as the political voice for the Japanese
American community and sponsored a variety of social and educational activities. Records include: administrative files, meeting
minutes and agendas, reference files, publications, a scrapbook, various Japanese language items and redress claims.
Founded in 1929, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is a national organization dedicated to securing and maintaining
the civil rights of Japanese Americans and all others who have been victimized by prejudice and injustice. The JACL has
four regional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle, and one legislative office in Washington DC. The
organization recognizes 110 chapters in the United States and Japan. The JACL also publishes a newsletter, The Pacific Citizen.
11 linear feet, 1 flat box
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