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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
UPCOMING FLORIN EVENTS
Event: 3-day Florin JACL Manzanar Pilgrimage Ambassadors Scholarship: Youth Leadership Development Program
Date:Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1, 2016 Scholarship Applications are due March 5th.
Venue: Buddhist Church of Florin (departure point)
7235 Pritchard Road (off Florin Road)
Sacramento, CA 95828
Time: Friday, April 29th 8:00 am gathering for bus departure. Return on Sunday, May 1st about 5/6pm.
The 3-day Florin Manzanar Pilgrimage travels 350 miles to the former WWII Japanese American concentration camp, now a restored national park, from 1942-1945 then unjustly imprisoning innocent people in the backlash following Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor. The government imprisoned a total of 120,000 people in 10 major and dozens of smaller detention camps. A diverse group of 55 former detainees, family members, Muslim Americans, youth, educators, and those interested in civil and human rights today travel together. This is in an interactive journey into understanding this history, lessons for today, and how we can prevent new victims, including the Muslim, Arab, Sikh, and South Asian American communities suffering backlash after 9/11. The local Florin group joins up with over 1,000 other pilgrims from throughout California. The Manzanar Ambassadors Scholarship program offers 5-7 scholarships to youth as part of a leadership development proglram. Applicants will: 1. Participate fully in the 3-day pilgrimage. 2. Serve as Manzanar Ambassadors promoting it to the campus and/or community. and/or 3. Commit to furthering the pilgrimage through actively planning, coordinating activities, and/or supporting it in major ways. Please see Manzanar video, flyer, and Manzanar Ambassadors application links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGKTOsl_hW8
Admission Price: The Florin Manzanar Pilgrimage will select several youth for scholarships and cover the regular $240 per person youth double occupancy rate.
Contact: Andy Noguchi
2016 Manzanar Flyer
2016 Manzanar Scholarship Application
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- 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