The Sonoma County JACL Web Site

Welcome to the Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League Web site! Our chapter is dedicated to educating the public about the Japanese American experience, monitoring legislation affecting minority human and civil rights, addressing hate crimes and fostering Japanese American culture.

We invite you to browse the information provided here and please consider becoming a member of our organization to support the rich cultural and historical heritage of Japanese Americans in Sonoma County California.

New Approach to Teaching!

The Kamishibai Storytellers are excited to present the story of “Yuki and Taro, a Teaching Unit on the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WWII." Go here.  

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2017 Essay Contest Winners

Each year, the So. Co. JACL invites Sonoma County, Mendocino County and Napa County high school and middle school students to participate in an essay contest to commemorate the Day of Remembrance (DOR), February 19. Executive Order 9066 was initiated on this day which...

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JACL Friendship Cookbook

The Sonoma County JACL has collected recipes from our circle of family and friends, and in the true spirit of friendship, we'd like to share these recipes and their stories with you. Family favorites have come from across the country, many having been passed down...

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2018 Taiko & Japanese Culture Workshop

Experience the world of Japanese culture! Always wanted to play taiko and fold origami? Here is your chance! Activities include: Taiko drumming, Japanese language, stories, origami, crafts, games and more! Download...

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Upcoming Events

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