Cross-Border Learning Journey in Tohoku – Apply by July 15th

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Spend a week in Japan working with other U.S. and Japanese leaders to solve the challenges and problems facing local people in Tohoku. This program is hosted by WIT (World in Tohoku). You’ll tour sites in the Tohoku Region to see first-hand the restoration process from the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011, and work in teams to utilize your skills to solve and overcome challenges.

WHEN: October 11th – 16th


COST: $3,400 per person, including US-Japan flight tickets. (May be subject to change depending on the number of participants, flight schedule, and etc. See the program details.)


HOW TO APPLY: Please send an email to with your name and resume, as well as why you would like to participate in the program. WIT will reach out to you to schedule an individual call to know
more about you and answer any questions you may have.

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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.