Thursday, July 30, 2015

A Mother’s Take: So Proud to Be a JACL Member


 A trumpet sound signals a text showing up on my phone. It was Wednesday morning, July 15, 2015


Emergency Resolution 2 had passed at the JACL National Convention. ER2 is the resolution advocating for transgender equality and pledging that JACL will be a “vibrant ally to the transgender community.” When the notification came through, my son, Aiden, and I were on the phone discussing how he could go down to the convention to lend his support. He was in Las Vegas with his wife, Mary, for a few days of vacation.
They both felt that this was an important issue and were prepared to be a visible face and voice in any way possible...Read More