Job Announcement: USJETAA Executive Director
USJETAA seeks a full-time leader to manage all aspects of the organization’s operations and to work with its board of directors to strengthen the institutional base of the organization, guide it towards long-term financial sustainability, and contribute to American and Japanese society.
USJETAA is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the community of nearly 40,000 JET Program alumni in the United States and strengthens US-Japan relations at the grassroots and national levels.READ MORE »
JETs on Japan Forum – Issue 12
The US-Japan alliance has remained the keystone relationship in the broader Indo-Pacific security architecture and this bilateral relationship has been the foundation for additional multi- and minilateral institutions like the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad). As Chinese-led institutions like the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) create alternatives and competitors,READ MORE »
JETs on Japan Forum – Issue 11
The path to marriage equality in the United States is a tortuous one that began in 1970 and concluded with two landmark Supreme Court rulings in 2013 and 2015: United States v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges, respectively. The trajectory to marriage equality currently in progress in Japan bears some similarities to the United States’ trajectory;READ MORE »