Asian Law Caucus Marks 25th Anniversary of Historic Civil Rights Decision with Launch of Fred Korematsu Institute

In honor of a man who became a civil rights icon for defying the mass internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, the Asian Law Caucus will officially launch the Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education at the organization's annual event on Thursday, April 30, in San Francisco. (I serve on … Continue reading Asian Law Caucus Marks 25th Anniversary of Historic Civil Rights Decision with Launch of Fred Korematsu Institute

67 Years Ago Today: FDR Imprisons Japanese Americans

Sixty-seven years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, allowing the military to circumvent the constitutional safeguards of American citizens in the name of national defense. The order set into motion the exclusion from certain areas, and the evacuation and mass incarceration of 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry living on the West … Continue reading 67 Years Ago Today: FDR Imprisons Japanese Americans

Filmmaker Wanted for Asian Law Caucus Short Documentary

The Asian Law Caucus is looking for an experienced filmmaker to create a short documentary about the Asian Law Caucus’ history and current work in the community. With the guidance of ALC staff, the ideal candidate will be able to accurately and persuasively portray the Asian Law Caucus’s powerful story through a short film no … Continue reading Filmmaker Wanted for Asian Law Caucus Short Documentary

Asian Law Caucus Launches Arcof72.com Blog

Founded in 1972, the Asian Law Caucus is filled with powerful stories. Each story has a compelling voice waiting to be heard. These perspectives are told through the Asian Law Caucus blog which seeks to create an open platform for community discourse. From immigration and housing to labor and civil rights, the multifaceted issues that … Continue reading Asian Law Caucus Launches Arcof72.com Blog