Events for the Chapter
South Bay JACL Fund Raising
Big Thank You !!
Our fund raising event was a big success.
Aloha Pizza & Shaved Ice Company
1534 West Artesia Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90248
The 2013 South Bay JACL Holiday Dinner
The 2013 South Bay Chapter Holiday Dinner and 2014 Board Installation was held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Szechwan Chinese Restaurant in Lomita, California. The dinner drew over 20 members and friends. For more information about the holiday dinner click here.
2014 South Bay JACL Scholarships
All qualified students are encouraged to apply for the 2014 scholarships offered by the South Bay Japanese American Citizen League (SBJACL)
2014 Kiichi Egashira Memorial Scholarship
Open to students planning to attend or attending a college or university pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree in Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering and/or Mathematics.
2014 Janice Kobata Zoeger Memorial Scholarship
Open to students planning to attend or attending a college or university in pursuit of a bachelor's degree or a graduate degree in any field of study relating to biological sciences, foreign and/or ancient language or business.
2014 Gardena Valley Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship
Open to high school seniors only, who are planning to attend a college or university pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of study.
For more information on the South Bay JACL Scholarships click here
2014 National JACL Scholarships
The JACL began its National Scholarship and Awards Program in 1946. The program currently offers over 30 awards, with an annual total of over $60,000 in scholarships to qualified students nationwide.The National Scholarship and Awards Program offer scholarships to students at the entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, financial need and creative & performing arts. All scholarships are one-time awards.
For more information on the National JACL Scholarships click here.
2014 will be the 7th year for the TANOSHII Fun Camp sponsored by the South Bay JACL and the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI). The mission of the TANOSHII Fun Camp is to "Promote the Legacy of the Japanese American Culture and Heritage to our Youth".
The camp will take place from July 14 to July 18, 2014 at the:
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (JCI)
1964 W. 162nd Street
Gardena, CA 90247
Camp registration is still open and accepting campers for 2014.
Deadline to enroll will be May 2, 2014 or until the 50 camper enrollment is met.