Washington, D.C. -- On Saturday, August 24, the JACL joined marchers for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and the continued fight for justice, jobs, peace and freedom. Speakers of the Saturday program on the National Mall included Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., Representative John Lewis (who was the youngest speaker in 1963), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Martin Luther King III. Mee Moua, President of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, addressed the over 200,000 crowd, and recognized JACL's participation and Endo's presence.
The 2013 JACL contingent of 37 people from the National Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) to form a block of well over a hundred. JACL marchers included Executive Director Priscilla Ouchida, VP of Membership Toshi Abe, EDC Governor Michelle Amano, Amy Watanabe, Kelly Honda, Todd Endo, Paula Endo, Erik Endo, Aidan Endo, Nancy Hall, Jen Hanold, Austin Hanold, Janice Faden, Michael Faden, Paul Igasaki, Louann Igasaki, Paul Uyehara, Mary Yee, Brigham Walker, Mackenzie Walker, Rosie Abriam, Patrick Lee, Jim McCallum, Noriko Sanefuji, Marsha Johnson, Greg Johnson, and Lauren Yamagata.