The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a national nonprofit educational & professional organization serving the areas of print, broadcast and digital media. The Los Angeles chapter's mission is to offer support, provide resources, bring awareness and instill a sense of integrity and fairness in media coverage.
The Media and the Japanese American Incarceration
Thursday, May 25, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.AAJA-LA presents a discussion with the L.A. Times, Asian Americans Advancing Justice and others on the media's role in the Japanese American incarceration and its lessons in the era of Trump. MEDIA
Go For Broke Essay, Poetry and Video Competition
Deadline Friday, June 30The competition is open to high school and college students, and focuses on the relevance and impact of the Japanese American WWII veterans’ experience. GO FOR BROKE
AAJA National Convention in Philadelphia
Wednesday, July 26 to Saturday, July 29Whether you are new to the field, still in school or a media industry veteran, the convention is a can’t-miss event for media professionals and future journalists looking to network and grow in their careers. AAJA CONVENTION
Beyond Napalm Girl: Nick Ut and the Transformation of L.A.
Thursday, June 8, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.AP Photographer Nick Ut, who took the iconic photo, "Napalm Girl," talks about his life in Los Angeles. Nick Ut
Thursday, Oct. 19Every year we go big with our interactive, dynamic, and competitive trivia night – all to help fundraise for student scholarships while also vying for bragging rights as reigning champ! TRIVIA BOWL