JASC sponsors Day of Remembrance for the 75th Anniversary of Japanese American Incarceration; Condemns Muslim Ban

The Japanese American Service Center (JASC) of Chicago is a co-sponsor of events on Febrary 18th & 19th remembering the incarceration of Japanese Americans in World War II.  75 years ago on February 19th Presidnet Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that called for the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans.  A "Day of Rememberance" event will be held Sunday, February 19th at 2:00 pm at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 North Clark St.

The JASC has issued a press release strongly condeming the recent signing of an executive order by President Trump aimed at banning Muslims from several countries entering the United States.  Full press release follows here.
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