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JETAA Officer Elections – 2017

  JETAA Officer Elections – Vote Online Calling all JET Alumni – the online voting polls for the 2017 JETAA officer elections are now open! Polls are open from March 16th to March 31st. The officer platforms are listed below and the online voting is ready for you to cast your vote for this year’s JETAA officers. […]

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“Ashiyu” Soak at Feel Good Feet – March 25th

Join us for an onsen-themed foot soak at Feel Good Feet in Sellwood! We’ll be soaking and hanging out for one hour. Feel free to bring snacks or beverages into the spa, there are also many delicious food and drink options on 13th Ave! When: Saturday, March 25th Where: Feel Good Feet (8015 SE 13th Ave.) […]

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Book Talk with Jane Yamashiro @ Pacific University – April 12th

Join JET Alum Jane Yamashiro (CIR, Nagano-ken, 1995 – 1998) for a discussion about Japanese American experiences living in Japan! Redefining Japaneseness chronicles how Japanese American migrants to Japan experience both racial inclusion and cultural dislocation while negotiating between the categories of Japanese and “foreigner.” Drawing from extensive observations and interviews with Japanese Americans who are geographically, culturally, and […]

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.