List of JETAA Past Events

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 […]

J-Kaiwa @ Lucky Lab – April 7th

WHEN: Friday, April 7th, 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 […]

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. […]

“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.) […]

JETAA Portland Election Platforms Due March 15th

JETAA Officer Elections are coming soon! Want to get more involved with JETAA? Consider running for one of our officer positions! We are looking for JETAA members to step up and create new leadership for JETAA Portland. All positions are a one year commitment, starting April 1st 2017 and ending March 31st 2018. Open Officer Positions […]

Tabemashou! @ Shoko Sushi – March 10th

Due to the unforeseen weather conditions last month, the Tabemashou! group will be returning to Shoko Sushi & Izakaya for their March gathering. If you were unable to attend last time, now’s your chance to join us! The Tabemashou! group gathers to explore, critique, and enjoy Japanese dining options in Portland. Through numbers we’re able […]

J-Kaiwa @ Lucky Lab – March 3rd

  WHEN: Friday, March 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 […]

JETAA USA Country Rep Applications Due March 3rd

There are three CR positions available for 2017-18. The term for serving JETAA USA as a CR is one year and is determined by a vote of all chapters. The requirements for candidacy can also be found in Article IX (pg 6) of the JETAA USA Bylaws. All candidates must submit a platform by March 3 (Friday), 2017 […]

Career Panel 2017 – Feb. 16th

The hiring season is right around the corner and the 2017 JETAA Career Panel is a great way to help you get set and improve your chances to get to that final interview. Whether you just returned from Japan or you are exploring the possibility of a change careers, your fellow JET Alumni want to […]

Shinnenaki 2017 @ The Melting Pot – Feb. 11th

Tickets for this event are sold out!  JETAA Shinnenkai 2017 It isn’t really the new year until you’ve celebrated it with JETAA Portland! Ring in the year of the rooster by joining us for a four-course dinner at The Melting Pot, for only $20 for JET Alumni and $25 for Friends of JETAA – 50% off […]


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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.