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Sayonara BBQ – July 10th

Join JETAA Portland for a BBQ as we say “sayonara” to the new JETs as they leave for Japan! When: Sunday, July 10th Time: 12pm – 3pm Where: Overlook Park, Picnic Area A (1599 N Fremont St. Portland) Please bring a side dish, dessert, or snack to share with everyone. JETAA will provide the main […]

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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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JASO Beer Garden – July 14th

Join JASO at their annual summer beer garden for a night of drinks, food, karaoke, and fun with friends! When: Thursday, July 14th, 6:30pm – 9:00pm Where: Ecotrust Building, 3rd Floor Terrace (721 NW 9th Ave.) Cost: $25 for JETAA members, $30 for non-JASO members But wait, we have special tickets for JET Alumni 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.