Official First Look of My Invisible Compass (2021) My Invincible Compass (2021) is a 5-year documentary following the journeys of Tomoya and other abused, abandoned and neglected children living in institutional care around Japan. Movie made by Matt Miller (Gunma, 2006-2009). Link to video New JET Streams Spring and Summer 2020 JET Streams ...READ MORE »
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On February 22, 2020, the New England JET Alumni Association (NEJETAA) and the Japan Society of Boston (JSB) co-hosted the event, One Bite at a Time: Building Bridges with Japanese Culinary Arts. This educational workshop highlighted the history and cultural significance of Japanese cuisine and how it has facilitated stronger U.S.-Japan relations. USJETAA was pleased to co-sponsor this event through the Chapter Grant Program funded by ...READ MORE »
Anniversary Message & Request for Videos May 13, 2020 is the fifth anniversary of USJETAA’s incorporation as a nonprofit organization. What an incredible accomplishment! It took the efforts of so many people working together to get us to this point. USJETAA went from an idea to a reality five years ago…but hitting this major milestone shows that we are here ...READ MORE »
USJETAA is pleased to announce a national partnership with the Koyamada International Foundation (KIF) United States. The purpose of the partnership is collaboration between the organizations on U.S.-Japan activities in the United States. We hope to connect USJETAA members and JETAA chapters with members of KIF USA or its regional chapters on possible national or local U.S.-Japan related activities. KIF USA ...READ MORE »
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As USJETAA reflects on the fifth anniversary of the disasters of 3/11, we strive to honor the memory of two of our JET Progamme colleagues, Taylor Anderson and Monty Dickson, who lost their lives on that day while serving students in the Tohoku region. USJETAA has teamed up with GlobalGiving, which will provide a 50% match towards donations ...READ MORE »
On April 29, 2015 a group of 20 JET alumni met with Mrs. Akie Abe at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC to discuss the JET Programme. Arranged by the Embassy of Japan, the meeting offered JET alumni the opportunity to express their continued interest and support of the program, as well as share how JET impacted their professional ...READ MORE »