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December events

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2016 Year End Tokyo Community News

Asian Rural Institute News

ARI will have an open campus day on 12/2 Find out more:

ARI is recruiting Japanese students and volunteers of all nationalities for 2017. If you know now anyone who might be interested? Please share this information with them.

 AN EXCITING NEW BOOK:  Rural Leaders:  The Work and Community Impact of Graduates of the Asian Rural Institute by Steven Cutting and Beverly Abma
Please visit the ARI  Facebook page for more information about what graduates are doing all over the world:


Mirai no MoriWinter Magic Bonenkai!
On Dec 6 Mirai no Mori will hold its first ever Bonenkai with friends, supporters, volunteers, camp staff and anyone who wants to support our work in 2017! Tuesday Dec 6, 19:00-22:00
Venue: Blue Jam Cafe (
Cost::6,000 yen for all reservations made before Nov 28. (7,000 yen after.)
*You must reserve your tickets before November 28th to get the discount price.
Be sure to check out the updates from corporate sponsored Back to Nature Camps on Facebook:

Winter giving campaign
Help Mirai no Mori send 30 youth in care to magical Winter Camp - by making a donation on the Global Giving site:

a few job sites

1. Gaijin pot
2. career central - you can find this on the ACCJ website - and it may be the same as the gaijinpot it is related to
3. daijob
and some others i am not really familiar with but see ads for on trains and in the papers

Register to vote!!!

US citizens - are your registered to vote? Election season is coming up and the stakes are high! Make sure you are registered and get your absentee ballot in time

Register to vote, request an absentee ballot or check the status of your ballot. Select your State or territory of legal residence to get started. 

Democrats Abroad is the official Democratic Party arm for the millions of Americans living outside the United States. We strive to provide Americans abroad a Democratic voice in our government and elect Democratic candidates by mobilizing the overseas vote.

Democrats Abroad Japan (DAJ) is looking for people to help with get out the vote throughout Japan
find out more

FEW Japan September 2016 Events

Inclusion Starts with "I"

Thursday, September 8, 19:00 - 22:00 @Minami Azabu Centre Hall, Hiroo
Members ¥2,000 (Associate Members ¥1,500) / Non-Members ¥5,000 (Students & Interns ¥3,000)
(includes light finger food buffet and beverages)
In our first meeting of the new FEW year, we invite you to join us as we welcome Janelle Sasaki. She’ll share with us her personal journey towards embracing the benefits of a multicultural, diverse society, including how she is pioneering such change here in Japan. Find out how the power of diversity and inclusion can translate into your business or organization, and what you can do to make your workplace and the society around you more inclusive and respectful.Janelle Sasaki Janelle Sasaki serves as the Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion Services at Ernst & Young Advisory Co., Ltd. (EYA), which helps clients transform their business processes and sustain improvements. Based…