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The Japanese American Citizens League is a national organization whose mission is to secure and safeguard the civil and human rights of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and all communities who are affected by injustice and bigotry. The leaders and members of the JACL also work to promote and preserve the heritage and legacy of the Japanese American Community.
Prejudice and bigotry persist as obstacles to achieving a society where all individuals and groups feel safe and equal. In 1942, Japanese Americans lost their liberty following Japan’s attack at Pearl Harbor when America ignored the Constitutional rights of some of its citizens...