Category 3-11 Tohoku Recovery

JETAANC Tohoku Kids Fund Drive to Aid Recovery from 311 Japan Earthquake/Tsunami – 3/10, SF

Come out on March 10 and support JETAANC’s fund drive to benefit Japanese kids and families who were victims of the earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, 2011. Three years later, despite ongoing recovery efforts, the young people of Tohoku still have many serious needs. You will have an

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Ai Love Japan – Tohoku Update 2014 – 2/22, San Jose

With the third anniversary of the “Great East Japan Earthquake” just around the corner, many of you are wondering how the people are doing following the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan. JAMsj is hosting “Ai Love Japan-Tohoku Update 2014” Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. to answer those

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Read student essays from the 2013 JET Memorial Invitation Program!

Thanks to Japan Foundation, student essays from the 2013 JET Memorial Invitation Program are now available for reading!: http://www.jflalc.org/jle-jet-mip-13.html If you know a high school student who would be interested in applying to the 2014 program, the deadline is April 16, 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.jflalc.org/jle-jet-mip.html If you would like to help assist the

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2011 JETAA International Meeting and JETAA USA Relief Fund featured on NHK

A recent NHK news report featured the 2011 JETAA International Conference held in late October 2011. The video link is no longer live, but it gave a brief overview of the conference with general statistics of countries represented and discussion topics and goals. There was also mention of the JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund and

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JETAA-USA Earthquake Fund Featured in Yomiuri Shimbun

U.S. JET Alums Jim Gannon and Jessyca Wilcox (Country Rep) took a break from volunteer work in Rikuzentakata to speak with a Yomiuri Shimbun reporter. Jim and Jessyca were part of the JETAA International Conference delegation which also traveled up to Tohoku to team up with current JETs to do some volunteer clean up in

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