2012 Minoru Yasui Oratorical Competition
The PSW District is searching for their 2012 Minoru Yasui Oratorical contestant. Competitors must be JACL members and compete in-person at PSW Oratorical Contest Event.
Date: May 12, 2012
Place: Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 South Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013
TOPIC: Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) have been notoriously grouped together in spite of the distinct cultural and historical backgrounds of different Asian ethnicities. Now that Japanese Americans are a small percentage of the APIAs in the United States, how can JACL maintain its JA heritage while also staying relevant within an APIA community filled with new immigrants and multiracial/multiethnic individuals?