NAJC Hosts Free Films at CLiFF

On November 19, NAJC is hosting free film screenings part of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF). For 13 years, CLiFF has presented films about workers from around the world. Our annual participation in this film festival continues this year. We will be showing four films for free. Register and get your tickets for...

LOI Research Database and Family Story Sharing

On July 30, 2021, NAJC co-hosted with Landscapes of Injustice (LOI) and in association with Powell Street Festival, an online session, LOI Research Database and Family Story Sharing. LOI Project Manager Michael Abe and NAJC President Lorene Oikawa welcomed LOI Project Director Jordan Stanger-Ross and Library and Archives Canada Director General Public Services Johanna Smith...

Session on Domestic Violence (in Japanese)

Organizers:  Jamsnetcanada, NAJC Do you think you know!?  What is DV (Domestic Violence)? Saturday June 19, 2021 19:00-20:00 ET (Ontario time) Free, Canada wide Contents:  What is DV? DV accusers characteristics DV victims characteristics What to do? Presenter:  Takanori Kuge Ontario certified psychotherapist, M.A.(counseling) Since 2006, working as counselor/psychotherapist at Japanese Social Services (JSS), non...Continue reading

Learn About the Anglican Healing Fund

In response to our community consultations held in Vancouver, Lethbridge, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa & Montréal, the Japanese Canadian Working Group will introduce the Anglican Healing Fund Supporting survivors and families affected by GG Nakayama’s Clergy Sexual Abuse Come learn about Counselling and Education Grants. Survivors, their families and supporters, and members of the public all welcome. Saturday, 26 June,...Continue reading

Re-discover the stories of Japanese Canadians in Surrey BC

Four years after Discover the Stories of Japanese Canadians in Surrey took place in 2017, another gathering took place in 2021 to re-discover the stories and share more stories of Japanese Canadian pioneer settlers in Surrey BC. Surrey’s first Poet Laureate, Renée Sarojini Saklikar, who co-hosted the 2017 event shared her newest poetry. Ryan Gallagher...Continue reading

Remembering Gordon Hirabayashi

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) Human Rights Committee presents Remembering Gordon Hirabayashi Courage & Community, A North American Hero, an online tribute held March 25, 2021. Event guests: Jeanne Sakata, author of Hold These Truths, a play about Gordon Hirabayashi, and Matt Miwa of The Tashme Project, who read from the play. Greg Robinson,...Continue reading

NAJC Endowment Fund Info Session

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) Endowment Fund Information Session was held on April 27, 2021, and included an opportunity to ask questions. Watch the session below. The deadline for the NAJC Endowment Fund applications is June 30, 2021. For more information, click here. The Endowment Fund of the National Association of Japanese Canadians...

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