Category Archives: Resources
Travel to/from Denver
Please book your flights 30 days in advance to take advantage of the best deals and save your chapter $$ that can be spent on other great local programs for your members! **Reminder we are booking your hotel room, you … Continue reading
2014-2015 Year in Review
In an effort to keep local chapters and organizational partners fully informed, JETAA USA Country Representatives prepare reports highlighting the national level activities and accomplishments of the year. And what a year it was! お疲れ様でした ! Special thanks go to Pacific Northwest … Continue reading
The Soft Power of JET and Future Possibilities
The following is an article entitled “Cultivating the Next Generation of Japan Hands with JET” by Nicole Uehara from the Center of Professional Exchange (CEPEX). It provides a succinct overview of the JET Program thus far, its history of growth … Continue reading
Donate for Tohoku and Make Your Support TWICE As Effective!
JETAA USA is supporting the Taylor Anderson Memorial Foundation for a donation drive (extended until the full $100,000 matching amount has been reached!) that starts when the clock strikes midnight in Japan on March 11. And GlobalGiving has offered to … Continue reading
JET alum community loses Toby Weymiller
JETAA USA is saddened to hear of the loss of JET alum Toby Weymiller (Hokkaido 1997-2000). The following note is from Seattle PNW JETAA and JETwit.com. Original post from JETwit.com: I was shocked and saddened today to see a post … Continue reading
JETAA Media Release: Disbursement of Funds
Below is the official press release in English (for the Japanese version, click HERE) announcing the recipients for JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund to the media in Japan. Much time and energy has gone into this process, using our JET contacts, bilingual … Continue reading
Xmas Cards for Tohoku Kids
A Professor Emeritus of Chuo University has started a project called “Xmas Cards from Friends Around the World”. This is a campaign to gather Christmas cards from around the world to bring to the children in Tohoku. The cards will … Continue reading
JETAA USA Earthquake Fund Usage in Yomiuri Shimbun
US 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 … Continue reading
Harimaya Bridge out on DVD & Blu-ray!
JET Alum Aaron Woolfolk’s acclaimed film The Harimaya Bridge is now available on DVD and Blu-ray in a special “combo pack” for one low price. In addition to the film, the discs include cast and crew interviews, a behind-the-scenes documentary and Aaron’s … Continue reading
JETAAi Webmaster Opportunity!
JETAA International Committee Webmaster Position Available JETAA International Executive Officers welcome applications for the position of International Webmaster. All current JETAA members are eligible to apply for this position. Background of JETAA international JETAA international is a voluntary body which … Continue reading