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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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Tabemashou! @ Bamboo Sushi – Oct. 30th

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: Thursday, October 30th at 7pm (Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 28th) Where: Bamboo Sushi (310 SE 28th Ave.) What to bring: Tabemashou! is cash […]

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Autumn Charity Concert – Oct. 9th

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.