American Civil Liberties Union 

Defends and preserves the Constitution’s promise of liberty for all, in courts, legislatures, and communities across the U.S. 

Asian American Bar Association

Supports Asian American attorneys and serves the public interest through legal clinics and other programs.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Fights for civil rights and empowers Asian Americans to create a more just America for all.

Asian/Pacific Bar Assn of Sacramento Law Foundation

Supports law-related educational and charitable works in greater Sacramento's API community. 

California Humanities

Connects Californians to ideas and one another to understand our shared heritage and diverse cultures, inspire civic participation, and shape our future.

Center for Asian American Media

presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible.

Council on American Islamic Relations

Enhances understanding of Islam, encourages dialogue, protects civil liberties, empowersAmerican Muslims, and builds coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. 

Define America

Uses the power of story to transcend politics and shift the conversation about immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America.


Preserves, educates, and shares the story of World War II-era incarceration of Japanese Americans to deepen understandings of American history and inspire action for equity.

Equal Justice Society

Transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts.

Facing History

Engages students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.

Japanese American Bar

provided a forum for the legal profession with interests and ties to the Japanese
American community to discuss issues, network, and serve our community.

Japanese American Citizen's League

monitors and responds to issues that enhance or threaten the civil and human rights of all Americans and implements strategies to effect positive social change, particularly in the Asian Pacific American community.

Japanese American Historical Society

Collects, preserves, interprets, and shares historical information about the Japanese American experience for the national and global community.

Japanese American National Museum

Promotes understanding and appreciation of America's ethnic and cultural diversity by preserving, interpreting and sharing the experiences of Japanese Americans.

Fred T. Korematsu Institute

Promotes the importance of remembering one of the most blatant forms of racial profiling in U.S. history, the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, by connecting the Fred Korematsu story with present-day civil rights discrimination and political scapegoating.

Manzanar Committee

Educates the general public about the World War II imprisonment of Japanese Americans in United States concentration camps and organizes an annual pilgrimage to Manzanar.

Muslim Advocates

Works to guarantee freedom and justice for Americans of all faiths by ensuring American Muslims concerns are heard by government leaders and their rights are upheld by American courts.  

Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress

Works for civil rights for all and for redress for Japanese Americans and Japanese Latin Americans.

Nikkei Resisters 

A network of social justice activists in the Bay Area Japanese American community.

One Justice

Expands legal help for Californians in need.

Southern Poverty Law Center

Fights hate and bigotry and seeks justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.

Topaz Museum

Preserves, interpret and educates the public about the Topaz Internment Camp to prevent a recurrence of a similar denial of American civil rights.

Tule Lake Committee

Interprets and preserves the memory of Tule Lake Camp as an American civil rights site and organizes regular pilgrimages to the site.      


Seeks justice and defends the safety of communities affected by Islamophobia in the greater Los Angeles area.


Related Books

Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WW II by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams

One of the first detailed visual looks at the incarceration with image by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and Other government photographers.

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up by Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi

An inspiring young adult book about the civil rights hero.

Enduring Conviction
Fred Korematsu and his Quest for Justice by Prof. Laurie Bannai

An insider’s perspective on the story of a humble, soft-spoken man who fought tirelessly against human rights abuses long after he was exonerated.

Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience

Personal documents, art, and propaganda express, the fear, confusion and anger of the camp experience.


Southern Poverty Law Center’s Guide: TEN WAYS TO FIGHT HATE

Council on American-Islamic Relations (C.A.I.R.) CIVIC PARTICIPATION GUIDE

Speaker’s Bureau - Islamic Networks Group