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.
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.read more
Close to Home: Immigration then and now, A personal connection. -Copied from the May 6, 2018 edition of the Press Democrat, written by Phyllis Tajii-read more
EDITOR: In 1944, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that forcibly incarcerating innocent Japanese-Americans during World War II was constitutional. That ruling in Korematsu v. the United States stood for almost 74 years, even though the conviction of the plaintiff, Fred...read more
A Teaching Unit on the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WWII – Saturday June 23, 2018 3:00pm – 4:30pm. Glaser Center, Santa Rosaread more
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.read more