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Japanese American Service Committee

Chicago, Illinois    I   www.jasc-chicago.org

 

Founded in 1946, the Japanese American Service Committee of
Chicago (JASC) originally served the needs of Japanese immigrants
and their American-born children who left World War II camps to
resettle in Chicago and start new lives. Today, the JASC’s mission is
to preserve and raise awareness of Japanese American culture and
heritage, and promote the physical and spiritual well-being of Japanese
Americans and the greater multicultural community in the Midwest. It
offers the following programs and services:

• Adult Day Services
• Social Work Services
• Home Support Services
• Out-of-the-House Program
• Legacy Center Archives and Library
• Cultural Classes
• Tampopo Kai Children’s Program

JASC offers an educational resource called “Winning the Peace: The
Story of Chicagoans in the Military Intelligence Service, 1941-1952.”
It consists of 15 exhibit panels with compilation of video interviews on
DVD.

Created in 2010 with grant assistance from the National Park Service,
U.S. Department of the Interior, “Winning the Peace” traces the war
in the Pacific and the Occupation of Japan through the voices and
experiences of Chicago-area veterans. Panel content and some video
can be seen at www.jasc-chicago.org/mis/ex.html.

Contact:
4427 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
Voice: 773.275.0097 (administration)
773.275.7212 (social services)
Fax: 773.275.0958