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Curatorial Contract Opportunity for an Emerging Japanese Canadian Curator or Artist

The University of Victoria Legacy Art Galleries in Victoria, B.C. is seeking an emerging Japanese Canadian curator or artist to work on an exhibition...

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Statement on Anti-Asian Hate

The National Executive Board of the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) has heard from our members and member organizations across Canada who are...

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NAJC President’s Message – April 2021

We could all use some relief. Asian American and Asian Canadian communities were shaken by another incident of violence. In Atlanta, six Asian American...

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Healing Support for Japanese Canadians

The Anglican Church of Canada and the National Association of Japanese Canadians are pleased to announce that an agreement in principle has been reached...

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Freedom Day Celebration

Freedom Day Celebration Thursday, April 1, 2021 4pm PDT | 5pm MDT | 6pm CDT | 7pm EDT The Toronto NAJC Board of Directors invites Japanese...

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NAJC Ijyusha Outreach Project – In Japanese

カナダ生活において、文化や価値観の違い、言葉の壁、子育て、国際結婚、地域社会との関わり合い、就職活動、精神衛生 (メンタルヘルス)、人種差別,  等の困難に直面されたことはありますか?

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It commemorates the day when the police killed 69 people at a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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NAJC President’s Message – February 2021

One of the ways to combat hate is to build understanding. Through the NAJC Endowment Fund Committee, we support the promotion and development of...

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NAJC In Conversation Series #1

Join dance theatre artist Kunji Ikeda and a group of next generation JC artists on a dialogue on their political and artistic identity as...

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Mata Ashita intergenerational writing circle

Ongoing series: First Saturday of each month.

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Greater Vancouver JCCA Antiracism Workshops

Ongoing Series: February 13 | March 13 | April 10 | May 15

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Safe At Home – Spirit of Japanese Canadians in Manitoba Zoom Series

Ongoing series. Visit  jcamwpg.ca for details.

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Virtual Tour of the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School

Sponsored by the NAJC Human Rights Committee Sunday, February 21, 2021 3pm to 4:30pm EST  (12noon PST | 1pm MST | 2pm CST) The NAJC...

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CRRF survey on online hate

Recent events in the US have caused Canadians to internally examine the rise of extremism and hate speech within the world of online platforms...

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A Question of Loyalty – online presentation

A QUESTION OF LOYALTY Questions 27 and 28 Presentation & Discussion Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 7pm – 8:30pm EST Insights into the Japanese American...

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NAJC President’s Message – January 2021

New Year’s is an opportunity to share in the traditional Japanese foods, learn more about our culture and family traditions, and connect with family,...

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Happy New Year from the NAJC

President Lorene Oikawa and the national executive board of The National Association of Japanese Canadians wish you happy holidays and a wonderful 2021. Here’s...

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JCAY Live Zoom Event – On Being Yukiko – Meet the Authors

JCAY (Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon) invites you to: Meet the Authors at a Live Zoom Event with Jeff Chiba Stearns and Lillian Michiko Blakey Presentation, Q...

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