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Campus Recruiting Volunteers Needed! – Fall 2014

Volunteers Needed with Campus Recruiting for Future JETs! You can help recruit the next crop of JETs by sharing your experiences of your time in Japan on the JET program.  Representatives of the Japanese Consular office  in Portland will be visiting colleges in the region during September and October to tell students about the opportunities […]

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JET Returnee Reception – Sept. 20th

New Alumni Welcome Party at Festival Japan Festival, food、karaoke anyone? Hey returning JETs! JETAA Portland would like to welcome you back Japan-style! First, we invite you to check out Festival Japan 2014, held at the Uwajimaya Japanese grocery store in Beaverton. There will be lots of performances, demonstrations and festival food, and you can also […]

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Autumn Charity Concert – Oct. 9

An evening of appetizers, refreshments, poetry, classical music, and Japanese culture… This Charity concert is to raise funds to support the city of Minamisoma, which is the sister city of Pendleton, OR. Minamisoma lies just 16 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plants which were destroyed, and many of the surviving residents had to be evacuated […]

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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.