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The Japanese American Citizens League is a national organization whose ongoing mission is to secure and maintain the civil rights of Japanese Americans and all others who are victimized by injustice and prejudice.

MDC Fall 2012 Meeting
Hosted by Chicago Chapter

October 12 - 14

Hotel Information
Hotel reservations are at the DoubleTree Chicago North Shore, 9599 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077. The room rate is $145/night, plus tax for a single or double. To secure a room reservation, call 800.222.8733, and tell them you are with the Japanese American Citizens League room block. The room block will be held until September 21, 2012.

Driving Directions
From North: I-94 East, exit Old Orchard road. Turn East onto Old Orchard Rd. Travel 4 blocks and turn south onto Skokie Blvd. The hotel is on the southeast corner of Skokie Blvd. and Golf Rd.

From South: I-90/I-94 (Eden's Expressway) west to Old Orchard Rd. Exit east and travel 4 blocks to Skokie Blvd. Turn right and travel 4 blocks to the intersection of Golf Road and Skokie Blvd.

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Photo taken in Matthews, Indiana on January 19, 2007

Reflections from Oak Creek

Margaret Igowsky, Wisconsin JACL President, recently attended a vigil for the victims and families of the shooting at the Oak Creek Sikh Temple.

Read her reflections here.


Important Dates

September 27, 2012
JACL National Gala, Washington D.C.


October 12 - 14, 2012
MDC Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL


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