The JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization consisting of former participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program who now live in Northern California or Nevada. The all-volunteer organization serves as a network and resource for our alumni, and provides assistance to the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco for a wide range of initiatives, including local U.S.-Japan exchange activities and recruitment and orientation for the JET Program. We coordinate many activities throughout the year that support our members and the continuing mission of the JET Program to foster grassroots exchange between the U.S. and Japan. With over 2,800 members, JETAANC is one of the largest and most active JET alumni chapters in the world.

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Activities

JETAANC organizes a wide variety of activities throughout the year. Everything from networking and social events to classes and volunteer opportunities. View our Eventbrite page to see all of the exciting events you can join!

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Interested in Kabuki, Noh, or other Japanese performing arts? Join the JETAANC Kabuki Club! We offer classes focusing on classic performances on film and participate in related events in our area. We also have an active online community. Anyone is welcome to join our activities; no previous knowledge is necessary!

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Volunteer to “give back” to Japan! JET alumni are making a real impact in their communities and are building their resumes as they do it! Volunteer for one of our many opportunities. See how you can get involved!

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Recent News

Catch up on the latest news from JETAANC. Upcoming events, volunteering opportunities and other Japan related information can be found here.

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