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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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FLORIN JACL - Sacramento valley chapter EVENTS
Date: Sat, Dec 7, 2019
Event: Florin JACL’s 84th Anniversary Awards and Installation Luncheon
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Valley Hi Country Club
Address: 9595 Franklin Blvd., Elk Grove, CA USA 95758
Description: “Strength Through Unity” is the Florin JACL - Sacramento Valley Chapter's theme as it celebrates its 84 years of social justice advocacy and community service. Help Recognize Our Community Leader Honorees. These special people symbolize the amazing friends, allies, and members of the Florin JACL. They include:
1. Jewish Voice for Peace Community Leadership Award.
2. Kiyo Sato Carol Hisatomi Women's Leadership Award.
3. Melanie Shojinaga, Madison Tamichi, & Jenna Yonenaga Next Generation Leadership Award.
This is our major fundraiser to support our work in the community including:
▪ Educational museum tours for thousands of students on the civil rights lessons of WWII
▪ Full-day conference for women on health and leadership
▪ Youth leadership, scholarships, community service, and internship programs
▪ Educational 3-day pilgrimage to the WWII Manzanar concentration camp
▪ Response to hate crimes, bigotry, and backlash targeting innocent Americans including those in the Muslim, Sikh, Arab, and South Asian American communities.
▪ Response to racist policies against immigrant and refugee children and families.
▪ Community-building fun, cultural, social events such as Nikkei Hot Dogs, Mochi Pounding Workshop, Ice Cream Social, and Obon Dance Workshop.
▪ Historic preservation.
* Community-wide Time of Remembrance program and coalition building against a repeat of the WWII backlash of the past.
Admission Price: $45 per person or $400 for a table - Sponsorships available!
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Contact Person: Marielle Tsukamoto
Contact Phone: 916-685-6747
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Event: 12th Annual Mochi Madness
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00pm
Location: Buddhist Church of Florin
Address: 7235 Prichard Road, Sacramento, CA USA 95828
Description: We are trying something different this year so come out a month early and enjoy the Mochi Madness Hand-Pounding Workshop, Treat Tasting, and Year End Potluck Saturday December 14 from 10 am – 1 pm: A fun, taste-tempting Japanese American tradition awaits friends and families at Florin’s “Mochi Madness XII” Hand-Pounding Workshop. Plenty of tasting samples but no mochi sales. Come rain or shine Saturday, December 14th mochi-making from 10 am to 12pm (potluck 12 – 1pm) at the Buddhist Church of Florin at 7235 Pritchard Road (off of Florin Rd near the railroad tracks). Share this with your friends and family. Because we are coordinating with the Buddhist Church of Florin's mochi sale event this year, there will be mochi you can purchase to take home and have even more fun with Mochi Madness at home! For more information, click here.
Admission Price: Free for members and under 5 yrs old - $5 for non-members
Contact Person: Judy Fukuman
Contact Phone: 916-524-2783
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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