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Pre-Departure Orientation Volunteers Needed! – June 26th

Pre-Departure Orientation for New JETs Sunday, June 26, 2016 Help the new JETs as they get ready to depart for Japan! We are looking for JET Alumni to assist with morning registration, our men’s and women’s breakout sessions, and to join the departing JETs for lunch at a local restaurant. Answer questions, share your own experiences, […]

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J-Kaiwa @ Lucky Lab – June 3rd

WHEN: Friday, June 3rd, 7-9:00 p.m. WHERE: Lucky Lab Brew Pub on Hawthorne (915 SE Hawthorne Blvd) NIJIKAI: ?? WHO: JETAA members, JET Program returnees, Japanese friends and Nihongo speakers of all levels. WHY: To catch up with old friends, make some new ones and maintain that connection to Japan COST: It’s free to join! There will be some pitchers […]

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Tabemashou! @ Sake Japanese & Thai Cuisine – June 15th

The Tabemashou! group gathers to explore, critique, and enjoy Japanese dining options in Portland. Through numbers we’re able to sample menus extensively and casually critique the food and experience together. When: Wednesday, June 15th at 7pm (Please RSVP by Monday, June 13th) Where:  Sake Japanese & Thai Cuisine (3272 SE Hawthorne Blvd.) What to bring: Tabemashou! is cash only! Be sure to […]

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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.