Fighting For The Rights Of A Community

Fighting For The Rights Of A Community

Written on 08/08/2019
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Clarence Takeya Arai was a founding member and the first president of the Japanese American Citizens Leauge (JACL), an organization that has advocated since 1930 for the inclusion of Japanese in American society, the restoration of Asian American civil rights, and the Japanese American redress claims of 1948 and 1988. 

Arai was also a well-known labor attorney in Seattle and a community leader of the Japanese American incarcerations during World War II



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