The JACL works to support students and promote educational and social values by offering various scholarships, fellowships, and leadership opportunities.

Local Projects

Hakken Denver – Supporting Local Businesses During COVID-19
Mountain Middle School Student Projects – WWII Incarceration (2020)
Stories of Solidarity – The JA Experience in Five Points

Power of Words

Power of Words Handbook
Power of Words Implementation

Mile High JACL Scholarships

Asian Education Advisory Council
Japanese American Community Graduation Program
National JACL Scholarships

National JACL Fellowships

Mile M. Masaoka Fellowship
Norman Y. Mineta Fellowship
Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship

Leadership Opportunities

JACL/OCA Washington D.C. Leadership Summit


Densho Website 
Densho Encyclopedia


The JACL has also developed the following resources to encourage leadership within the Asian American community:

Filling the Pipeline: Asian American Leadership and Empowerment
Myths and Mirrors: Real Challenges Facing Asian American Students


Pop Culture Classroom: Minoru Yasui
Story by former Mile High JACL President Gil Asakawa

Additional Resources

DOR Fact Sheet

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