chapter members represent a broad demographic with varied interests,
and as a result we offer diverse programs that we hope offer something
for everybody. Hopefully you will find something here you are
interested in too!
chapter annually sponsors and administers scholarships for high
school seniors in Santa Clara County. Applications are available
in the following links in PDF format, Freshman
Scholarship and Vocational/Business
2014 material will be available at links above. 2014
scholarship application submittal no later than March 1, 2014 (Postmarked).
For information about internship/fellowship/community
leadership opportunities, the list is
available at this link.
Furthermore, the chapter sponsors educational programs including
guest lectures, discussions, and panel groups focusing on the
Japanese American experience and historical lessons from
the internment experience and the aftermath.
Rights The chapter continues to promote the
virtues of equality and tolerance for all Americans through its
support of various human and civil rights activities and partnerships
with like-minded community organizations.
for Justice: Redress Now for Japanese Latin Americans
Letter from API Justice Coalition (2008)
Cultural Stressing the importance of preserving
Japanese American culture, customs and traditions in the spirit
of promoting cultural awareness and understanding, SJ JACL offers
numerous programs designed to share Japanese American culture
Building One of the biggest priorities for the
chapter is building bridges with fellow Japantown and community
organizations in an attempt to foster increased cooperation, communication,
Programs and Activities SJ JACL is committed not only
to being a responsible citizen of the non-profit community, but
also to offering events that are fun and interactive.