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ABOUT FLORIN JACL - Sacramento Valley
The Florin Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is one of the oldest and most active local community organizations involved in teaching cross-cultural understanding and promoting civil rights of all people. More
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The Scholarship Committee of the Florin JACL Chapter is seeking qualified local high school seniors and college students for scholarships usually totaling $2,000 to $4,000. Applications are available in January 2019 with a March 1, 2019 deadline. For more info, click here.
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FLORIN JACL - Sacramento valley chapter EVENTS
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Event 11th Annual Florin Mochi Madness
Location: Buddhist Church of Florin
Address: 7235 Pritchard Road, Sacramento, CA 95828
Event Description: Enjoy the Mochi Madness Hand-Pounding Workshop, Treat Tasting, and New Year’s Potluck Saturday Jan 26th 11 am – 2 pm: A fun, taste-tempting Japanese American New Year’s tradition awaits friends and families at Florin’s “Mochi Madness XI” Hand-Pounding Workshop. Plenty of tasting samples but no mochi sales. Come rain or shine Saturday, January 26th mochi-making from 11 am to 1pm. Potluck 1pm to 2pm. Mochi Madness is sponsored by the Buddhist Church of Florin, Buddhist Women‘s Association (BWA), and Florin JACL, it’s free to members and ages 5 and under. $5 fee for non-members to cover supplies. Donations welcome. Please RSVP back by email by January 23rd.
Potluck Social: Bring a dish to share based on last name:
Letters A – U: Salads, veggies, cold side dishes, nigiri rice, etc.
Letters V - Z: Desserts (besides mochi), snacks, etc..
Main Dishes: Committee members and Volunteers are invited to bring main dishes. Ovens are available to heat items. Please let us know what you’re bringing.
Admission Price: Free for members and kids 5 and under. $5 for non-members
Contact Person: Judy Fukuman, Chair
Contact Phone: 916-524-2783
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Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019
Event: Northern California Time of Remembrance
Location: California Museum
Address: 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Description: Presented by Florin, Lodi, Placer County and Sacramento JACL Chapters. Revisiting vital civil rights lessons of the 1988 redress victory for today’s divided country with Dr. Mitchell T. Maki. Join Dr. Mitchell T. Maki as he provides an insider’s view of the long road to redress - how it took grassroots lobbying, class action lawsuits, Congressional alliances, and the mobilization of diverse constituencies inside & outside the Japanese American communities to achieve the impossible dream of redress. Tools and strategies we need today! Admission includes reception and all current Museum exhibits including "Uprooted" and the JANM traveling exhibit. To reserve tickets go to NCTOR.org
Admission Price: Donation for tickets: General: $20. College students: $15. Free for ages 18 and under.
Contact Person: Nancy Whiteside
Contact Phone: 916-508-6587
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Florin jacl - sacramento valley Pictures/VIDEOS/articles
- 2016-06-22 SALAM Interfaith Award to Florin JACL
- 2015-12-18 - Support the San Bernardino Shooting Victims
- 2015-10-30 - Help WWII Tule Lake Teacher Find Her 4th Grade Students
- 2015-08-22 - 4th Annual Elk Grove Multicultural Festival
- 2015-01-17 - Ronin Shimizu Florin JACL Article
- 2015-07-01 - Response to Complaint Letter to Back Alley Bowl
- 2015-07-01 - Bishop's Back Alley Bowl backs out of meeting
- 2015-05-13 - Complaint Letter to Back Alley Bowl
- 2015-04-24 - Florin JACL's 10th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage