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May 10   Our newest member's first annual meetingnew
Apr. 25   Dr. William Farrell received honorary doctorate degree from St. Thomas Aquinas College!new
Mar. 23   Dallas Morning News article on Anna McFarland, Executive Director of JAS Dallas/Fort Worth
Mar. 14   2015 Japan Update Series completed!

KKC Teacher Fellowship 2016

KKC Teachar Fellowship 2011

  The Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs) in cooperation with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) will sponsor a ten day Fellowship to Japan this summer for educators in the U.S. and Canada. The Fellowship allows teachers to learn first hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives...more

Japan Update Through Japan-America Societies

  In 2015, NAJAS consolidated the progress to date by offering partial funding for eight "repeat" events and one first-time host event at full funding as Year 3 of the program. The thirteen previous hosts had made progress towards sustaining the events but still needed funding and support to accomplish the most important part of the event; a speaker from Japan...more

Japan-America Society of Indiana, Inc.
  JASI Annual Gala
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Annual Gala will feature Takuma Sato, Japan's championed Formula One and IndyCar race car driver. In 2013, Takuma became the first Japanese to win an IndyCar race in the 106-year history of the championship open-wheel auto racing series. He is the longest-tenured full-time driver of AJ Foyt's ABC Supply Racing team since its legendary owner himself retired from driving the No. 14 Indy car in 1993...more

Japan-America Society of Greater Philadelphia
  The 7th Annual Trans-Pacific Partnership Series: Japan and the Changing Asian Order
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

In the seventh decade of a special relationship built on shared political values, mutual security interests, and close trade relations, internal and external dynamics now challenge the U.S. and Japan in Asia. Prime Minister Abe and President Obama have offered the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement as one step toward crafting a new regional, economic order. Proponents see the Agreement as a game changer for the regional and global economy. Others see different paths forward. The Agreement faces strong political opposition in an increasingly protectionist U.S. Meanwhile, China has begun promoting a competing vision of Asia’s economic future which includes the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade bloc and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank...more


TOMODACHI/ NAJAS Grassroots Exchange
Japan Update Series
Business Speaker Series
National Forum Series
KKC Fellowship

US-Japan Future Forum


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Edo Japan, a virtual tour Edo Japan, a virtual tour: Explore life during the Edo period


CIE John Manjiro-Whitfield Commemorative Center for International Exchange (U.S.)


Aflac Japan
Astellas US
Hitachi, Ltd.
ITOCHU International Inc.
Eli Lilly and Company
Marubeni America Corporation
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
Toray Industries, Inc.
Toshiba America, Inc.


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