Activism and involvement

Activism and involvement (77)
Civil liberties (29)
Civil rights (339)
Politics (134)
Hawaiian statehood (16)
Constitutional convention (4)
Lobbying (13)
Running for office (12)

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77 items
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 19 (May 16, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 19 (May 16, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-19)
Selected article titles: "Conferees Examine Possible Causes of Prejudice and Violence Against Asians" (pp. 1, 11), "Cliff's Corner: Dangerous Legislation" (p. 5), "Navajo, JA Relocations Differ" (p. 5), and "More Highlights of H.R. 442 Hearing" (pp. 8-9).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 3 (July 24-31) (ddr-pc-59-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 3 (July 24-31) (ddr-pc-59-28)
Selected article titles: "Proposal Aimed at Racist Crimes" (pp. 1, 6), "Crime Report on Asian Gangs Misleading, Say Asian Leaders" (pp. 1-2), "AB37 Vetoed by Deukmejian" (pp. 1-2), and "Are We Ready for the Big Push?" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 19 (May 15, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 19 (May 15, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-19)
Selected article titles: "Japan Names Nikkei Honorees" (p. 1), "Asian Groups Vow to Prevent Future 'Vincent Chin' Cases" (pp. 1, 8), "Government Still Denies Constitutional Violations, Author Drinnon Says" (pp. 1, 3), and "Jennings: AA Journalists Can Link Cultures" (p. 8).
Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-114-16)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-114-16)
Elected mayor of Fife, Washington, one of the first Japanese American elected officials in Washington state

This is the first in a series of interviews conducted by the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizen League in collaboration with Densho.

Mitsuye May Yamada Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-137-13)
vh Mitsuye May Yamada Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-137-13)
Involvement in political movements while a student at New York University

Mitsuye Yamada was interviewed together with her two surviving brothers, William Toshio Yasutake and Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. She was interviewed individually on October 9-10, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the Yasutake siblings had planned to conduct their own ...

Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
A description of land ownership laws in Washington state and the effects of passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
doc Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
A piece that encourages Washington state residents to pass Senate Joint Resolution No. 21, which would repeal a portion of the state constitution that bars non-citizens from owning land.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 12 (March 24, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-12)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 12 (March 24, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-12)
Selected article titles: "Laud Board Meeting Most Productive" (p. 1), "Rep. Inouye Warns JACL Bowling Dinner Audience of Grave International Situation" (p. 1), "East of the River: Strategy of Protest Against Use of 'Jap'" (p. 2), and "Nat'l Board Recommends..." (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 4 (January 27, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-4)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 4 (January 27, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-4)
Selected article titles: "Walter Tsukamoto Succumbs: Served for Thirty Years in Army with Distinction" (p. 1), "Americanism Was Foremost in Life of Past Nat'l President" (p. 1), and "Chuman Warns West L.A. JACL Members Be Registered Voters" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 7 (August 15, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 7 (August 15, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-32)
Selected article titles: "Nat'l JACL Facing Deficit of $30,000" (pp. 1-2), "FBI Still Keeps List of Security 'Risks' on File" (pp. 1-2), and "High Influx of Asian Immigrants, Tourists to Stay" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 11 (September 12, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 11 (September 12, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-36)
Selected article titles: "EDC-MDC Airs 3 Issues: Vietnam Refugees, Budget, '74 Mandates" (p. 1), "EDC-MDC Workshops Stress 'Action'" (pp. 1-2), "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: Ground Broken for Higashi Hongwanji" (p. 1), and "Chiaroscuro: How Can We Not Get Involved in Community Affairs" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 5 (August 21-28, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 5 (August 21-28, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-30)
Selected article titles: "Students Among NCRR Delegation" (pp. 1, 3), "Commemoration Celebrates Imai's Walk for Peace" (pp. 1-2), "Internment Experience of Japanese Americans Is Basis for Musical" (p. 3), and "Legislative Alert for Visitors of Smithsonian Exhibit" (pp. 5-6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 8 (February 27, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 8 (February 27, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-8)
Selected article titles: "Bill's Backers Optimistic" (pp. 1, 4), "JACL Reacts to INS Plan to Put Arabs in Detention Camp" (pp. 1-2), "The Continuing PC Saga: A Brief Synopsis" (p. 4), and "Solicitations Planned: JACL Explores Ways to Attract Members" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 18 (December 2, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 18 (December 2, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-43)
Selected article titles: "Lawmakers Urge Bureau to Keep Its Commitment" (pp. 1, 5), "Sanrio Will Distribute Free Toys to Disadvantaged Bay Area Children" (p. 1), "Mineta Announces Plan to Measure Bias Against AA" (p. 1), and "Nat'l APA Bar Association Formed" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-30)
Select article titles: "TV Critic says Anti-Nisei Films Should be Junked" (p. 1); Aliens seeking adjustment of residence status allowed trips to U.S. possessions; Japanese circus performer can visit Hawaii" (p. 1); Library Named in Memory of Ex-Calif. Issei" (p. 2); "U.S.-Japan gov't cooperation assured for Nisei businessman's international confab" (p ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 23 (June 11, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 23 (June 11, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-23)
Biennium in Review Issue. Selected article titles: "Human Rights--Key Issues" (p. 1), "Executive Order 9066 Terminated" (p. 1), "Iva Toguri Support Grows" (pp. 1-2), and "National Dialogue: Interview with the National Director" (p. 2).
Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-122)
doc Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-122)
Letter discussing the changing attitudes in the JACL as well as Wayne Collins dislike of the organization.
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 3 (June 1969) (ddr-densho-297-3)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 3 (June 1969) (ddr-densho-297-3)
Selected article titlese: "The Persecution Rests" (p. 1), "CS, It's a Gas!" (p. 1), "Reflections in a Slanted Eye" (p. 2), "Grapes Are Coming!" (p. 4).
Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-114)
doc Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-114)
Guyo Tajiri participated in a JACL led effort to receive a pardon for Iva Toguri d'Aquino. This is a letter from Stan Delaplane about helping.
Pacific Citizen, Vol 68, No. 5 (January 31, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol 68, No. 5 (January 31, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-5)
Select article titles: "Japan at tricky state of political evolution" (p. 1); "L.A. human rights group pushing for ISA Title II repeal" (p. 1); "Twin Cities To Conduct Class In Afro-American History" (p. 3); "Relevance of Japanese American Evacuation of 1942 to moral issues of today discussed over Berkeley radio" (p. 3); "Segregation in Deep ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2027 (January 26, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-3)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2027 (January 26, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-3)
Selected article titles: "I. Magnin, Joseph Magnin Urging Kenzo Label Change" (p. 1), "Yankee Samurai: Secret Role of Nisei in America's Pacific Victory" (pp. 1, 9-12), "Japan's Pearl Harbor Spy Saw Evacuation as 'Cruel Joke'" (p. 2), and "Min Yasui Letters: From the Multnomah Jail" (p. 5).
Sue K. Embrey Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-6-6)
vh Sue K. Embrey Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-6-6)
Nisei activism, getting involved with local politics and working to repeal Title II

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our ...

Campaign letter for SJR 21 from JACL (ddr-densho-280-27)
doc Campaign letter for SJR 21 from JACL (ddr-densho-280-27)
This letter from the Japanese American Citizens League encourages Washington state voters to vote "yes" for Senate Joint Resolution No. 21, which would abolish restrictions on land ownership. It details the reasons a similar resolution did not pass two years ago and encourages readers to spread the word about SJR 21.
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