Category 3-11 Tohoku Recovery

Alum’s art project opening tonight in Fairfax: Miyagi before and after the quake

Dear Alumni and Friends,  My name is Gabe and I just finished my 2nd year as a JET in Sendai. While there, I produced a long-term photo/interview project documenting a small town in western Miyagi Prefecture. The results, both pre-and-post-earthquake are now being shown at a gallery in Fairfax. You can see the ad for

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Letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

JETAANC received the following letter from Mr. Naoki Murata, Director-General at the Public Diplomacy Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan: April 25, 2011   Dear JET Program Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC), More than one month has passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake has hit the nation. I extend my

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OFSCA Benefit for Japan: Hiroshima at Yoshi’s 5/29

From the OFSCA, one of JETAANC’s partnering organizations. OAKLAND FUKUOKA SISTER CITY ASSOCIATION & HIROSHIMA FUNDRAISER FOR NORTHERN JAPAN EARTHQUAKE RELIEF* Sunday, May 29th, 2011 6pm – meet the band 7pm – concert Yoshi’s Oakland 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square Oakland, CA 94607 Cost: $40 – includes concert ticket, an opportunity to purchase autographed

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Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers Japan Benefit Concert on April 29 (Fri)

Play for Japan USA, a project launched by Japanese working mothers in the SF Bay Area, presents a benefit concert featuring Anne Akiko Meyers, one of the most celebrated violinists who has been the featured soloist with the world’s leading orchestras and collaborated with such artists as Michel Bolton, Chris Botti, and Ryuichi Sakamoto. Anne was

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