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Meeting with J. Tateishi, JACL, on December 4, 1983 (JT and Bert N. only, others could not make it)
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Meeting notes from a meeting with J. Tateishi of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and JT and Bert Nakano. Titles in the notes include: "HR4110 "The Civil Liberties Act of 1983" introduced by the House Majority Leaders, James Wright (Dem./Texas) on 10/6/83," "S2116 "A Bill to Accept the Findings and Implement the Recommendations of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Interment of Civilians (CWRIC), introduced on 11/17/83 by Senator Spark Matsunaga (D-Hi)," "JT and I both agreed that we should communicate at least once a month to coordinate the hearings thing, lobbying - letter writing, etc.," and "The organization called "Americans for Personal Justice" (APJ) was organized by JACL., co-chair of group is Arthur Flemming."
The Jim Matsuoka Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress Collection includes brochures, meeting notes and agendas, publications, booklets, and other material related to the Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress (NCRR), formally known as the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations. The National Coalition for Redress/Reparations was officially formed on July 12, 1980, and included members of the Los Angeles Community Coalition for Redress/Reparations (LACCRR), Japanese Community Progressive Alliance (JCPA), Tule Lake Committee, Nihonmachi Outreach Committee, the Asian/Pacific Student Union, and other members of the community. The material was collected by Jim Matsuoka, a founding member of the organization. Matsuoka also served on the board and was the treasurer. In addition to the NCRR material, the collection also contains event flyers and Day of Remembrance material. For issues of the Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress newsletter "Banner" published after 2007, visit the NCRR website at
Meeting minutes
1 page, typescript, 11 x 8.5 inches
Community activities--Associations and organizations--Japanese American Citizens League
Redress and reparations--National Coalition for Redress and Reparations
Redress and reparations--Legal petitions/coram nobis cases
Redress and reparations--Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC)
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Jim Matsuoka Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress Collection

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