Local Programming


Denver was a hub for Japanese and Japanese Americans who were released from incarceration camps following WWII. We seek to preserve this history and educate the greater Denver community.

Stories of Solidarity – The JA Experience in Five Points

Mountain Middle School Projects (2020) – WWII Incarceration

Day of Remembrance (2022 | 2023)


Mile High JACL members are eligible to apply for the following scholarships offered through local organizations.

Japanese American Community Graduation Program


We are committed to preparing the next generation to be leaders and champions of the Japanese American community.

Mirai Generations Leadership Program

National Programming


JACL offers three scholarship programs in honor of Mile M. Masaoka, Norman Y. Mineta, and Daniel K. Inouye.

National Fellowships and Internships


One-time scholarships are offered to students who are entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, in the creative & performing arts, and those with financial need.

National Scholarship Program


JACL focuses on interfacing members with policy makers on Capitol Hill to provide an overview of the decision-making process at the federal level.

JACL/OCA Leadership Summit

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