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NAJC President’s Message – March 2021

by Lorene Oikawa 75 years ago, Japanese Canadians received a decision on a legal challenge that went all the way to the Privy Council in the United Kingdom. In the case of the government’s exile orders to force Canadians...

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In Conversation with: Terry Watada

Saturday, March 13

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Remembering Gordon Hirabayashi

Thursday, March 25

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In Conversation with: Grace Eiko Thomson

Saturday, March 27

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Japanese Canadian residents in 1940 Surrey

City of Surrey Heritage Project needs assistance with names of former Japanese Canadian residents in 1940 Surrey Heritage Interpretation Program is planning on installing a new heritage marker in Bear Creek Park, located in the Newton neighbourhood of Surrey....

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Privilege & Oppression: a Japanese Canadian Conversation

NAJC YLC Zoom Session – Privilege and Oppression:  a Japanese Canadian Conversation Sponsored by NAJC’s Young Leaders Committee THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021 8pm to 10pm EST (5pm PST/6pm MST/7pm CST) Intersecting identities of gender, race, and sexuality can influence how...

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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2021年3月


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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2021年2月


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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2021年1月


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Mission Statement

To promote and develop a strong Japanese Canadian identity and thereby to strengthen local communities and the national organization. To strive for equal rights and liberties for all persons – in particular, the rights of racial and ethnic minorities.