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PLEASE DONATE NOW: A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Hokkaido on September 6, 2018, resulting in injury, death, power disruption, and property damage. Help USJETAA support recovery efforts by donating here.

WESTERN JAPAN FLOOD RELIEF: While we have ended are very successful campaign to raise funds to support the recovery in western Japan, we are still collecting funds for this effort from our main donation page. To donate to this effort, please select "Western Japan Relief Fund" in the section indicating where to apply your donation.



The United States Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that furthers U.S.-Japan understanding by supporting alumni of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.



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Over 32,000 American college graduates are alumni of the JET Programme, and there are more than 65,000 JET alumni worldwide. Since its inception in 1987, JETs have lived and worked in every prefecture throughout Japan, teaching English and promoting mutual understanding and friendship between the U.S. and their host communities. There are 19 individual chapters across the country offering programs and events for alumni, their families, and their communities. To find a JETAA chapter near you, please visit our Chapter page here.

JET alumni work in fields as diverse as journalism, the arts, education, international affairs, engineering and business. Many are leaders in their fields. Becoming a member of USJETAA connects you to a vast network of JET alumni and JETAA chapters throughout the U.S.

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