Programs

Programs, open to the public, cover a variety of interesting and informative topics.
Reports of programs are usually in the following months' newsletters.

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“BY GEORGE!” Film about Grace Pastries by Janice Tanaka

Greater Los Angeles JACL presents: Sunday, April 14 - 1pm-2pm Virtual film screening on Zoom…

Japanese American Artists of the South Bay

When: Sunday, November 12, 2023 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Virtual Moderator: Alvin Takamori About the…

WWII Camp Wall

Program: WWII Camp Wall Committee When: October 1st, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. Where: Faith United…

“Let’s Dance” Scholarship and Chapter Fundraiser Mini-Dinner/Dance

When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 @ 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Place: Nakaoka Community Center…

A Boy Who Went for Broke, The Story of Private First Class Ted Fujioka

When: Sunday, May 21, 2023 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Faith United Methodist Church 2115 W.…

Japanese American Support For African American Reparations

When: Sunday, April 16, 2023 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Virtual Speaker: Ron Wakabayashi Business Meeting:…

What Does a TV Production Assistant Do?

When: Sunday, March 19, 2023 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Virtual Speaker: Nicole Suganuma, GLA JACL…

The Story of the Nisei Trojans

When: Sunday, February 12, 2023, 1:00 p.m. Place: Faith United Methodist Church 2115 W. 182nd…

From “American Horror Story” to “Avatar: The Last Airbender”: Michael Goi’s Journey as an Asian American in Hollywood

When: Sunday, November 6, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Virtual Program Speaker: Michael Goi Business…

“Lil Tokyo Reporter” and “A Rebel’s Outcry”

When: Sunday, October 9 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Virtual program Speaker: Jeffery Gee Chin and…

Tonga: Cultural Traditions and Where Tonga Is Today Post-Volcanic Eruption, Earthquake and Tsunami

When: Sunday, September 18, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Faith United Methodist Church 2115 W.…

My Life in a Concentration Camp, Manzanar

When: Sunday, June 12, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Virtual Program Speaker: Joyce Okazaki Business…

GLA JACL Heart Mountain Short Films

When: Sunday, May 22, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. Free Virtual Program Moderator:  Jeff MacIntyre Program:…

Look to the Sky: America’s Concentration Camps (Part 2)

When: Sunday, April 10, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. Speaker: John Tonai Program: Virtual Program: “Look to…

Furusato: The Lost Village of Terminal Island

When: Sunday, March 13, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m. Moderator: Mitchell Matsumura, GLA JACL Co-President Program: The…

Look to the Sky: America’s Concentration Camps

When: Sunday, February 13, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. Speaker: John Tonai Program: “Look to the Sky:…

In and Around Little Tokyo

When: Sunday, January 9, 2022 @ 1:oo p.m. Speaker: Robert Shoji and Steve Nagano Program:…

Standing Out As HAPA

Image: Andrew Gruhn, Erica Harris, and Mylee Sumoge. When: Sunday, August 8, 2021 @ 1:00…

Discrimination Against The Japanese

Image: Kanji Sahara When: Sunday, June 13, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m. Speaker: Kanji Sahara, GLA…

Methods Of Policing

Image: Andrew Gruhn. When: Sunday, May 16, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m. Speaker: Andrew Gruhn, GLA…

Torrance World War II Camp Memorial

When: Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m. Place: Merit Park Recreation Hall 58 Merit…

JACL and the Campaign for Redress

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m. Place: Faith United Methodist Church 2115 W.…