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A monthly English nonprofit, NGO, education program and events listing.
Schedules and locations are subject to change so please confirm with the
coordinating organizations. Please send in your event information by the 25th of the month for inclusion.
December is almost here, bringing all types of holiday events.
Before sharing organization updates and
event information, i would like to invite you to the Mirai no Mori end
of the year party on Dec 6. There will be people from all walks of life
and some pretty good prizes.
If you are a former workshop participant and working for an
international organization or NGO, let me know. I am organizing a few
events featuring past workshop participants. At least one in English and
at least 1 in Japanese.
Before i forget, Tuesday is "Giving Tuesday" the day each each
organizations around the globe are honored for making the world a better
place. Take 10 min to support a group you believe in. Please have a
look at some of the organizations below or on the Global Giving site
which features important projects all over the world: https://www.globalgiving.org/
I hope you have a great last month in 2016!
Tsuda International Training Programinternational development courses.
Information session info http://osc.tsuda.ac.jp/placement/
Spring 2016 NGO courses:
Gender Aspects of International Development (Tuesdays, Jan 31 - March 21)
Education for Social Justice workshop (Feb 4)
Organization management workshop (March 11)
* This will be the final semester of a program. I hope to launch a similar program at another Institution in 2017.
From the Center for Artistic Activism: Artistic Activism Webinars:
We'll offer one hour webinars on the principles of artistic activism -
practical ideas you can use to develop fresh creative tactics for more
effective campaigns. What you can do: sign up here
Learn how to reclaim the spectacle:
Free Access to Duncombe’s book, Dream: Re-Imagining Progressive
Politics in an Age of Fantasy. The book tells how to communicate in
today’s spectacular vernacular, not merely as a tactic but as a new way
of thinking about and acting out politics. What you can do:Download, read it, share it with anyone you think could use it.
NONPROFIT NGO AND COMMUNITY EVENTS ANIMAL WALK TOKYO (AWT) End-of-Year Party, Nippori Dec 4, from 4 pm
Festive fun in the form of games, giveaways, live music, beautiful views of Tokyo from the 38th floor, finger food, and a kanpai drink (or two) to celebrate our achievements this year and share our hopes for the next.
Funds raised go to a great cause – looking after those who cannot speak for themselves.
Participation fee: 2,000 yen + a dog or cat toy (1,000 yen to be donated to Heart Tokushima, the toy to Animal Refuge Kansai)
Full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/187954524983526/
Please contact us if would like more information: email@example.com FEW 35th Anniversary Bonenkai: FEWturistic
Friday December 9th 19:00-22:00
Members ¥6000 Associate Members ¥4,000 Guests ¥8,000, Student Guests
¥6,000 (Student ID required) FEW Member-Guest Pair ¥13,000, Guest-Guest
Raffle proceeds benefitting our community services partners Mirai no Mori and Second Harvest Japan. http://fewjapan.com/event/few-35th-anniversary-bonenkai-fewturistic/
Refugees International Japan
Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016 12:00 - RIJ Lunch Club
Saturday, Feb 4th, 2017 18:00 - Black Card Cabaret and Talent Show The Cruise Club Tokyo http://cctokyo.co.jp/
4 December: Craft Sale at JVC Oratorio Concert at Showa Women’s University Hitomi Hall
8 December: Craft Sale at Ekoin Charity Concert at Ryogoku Ekoin Temple Jambo EVENTS
Dec 4th (sun): http://potb6.peatix.com
Sunday, December 4th, 2016
6:30pm doors open 7:30pm START
¥3,000 gets you in and ONE FREE DRINK ***Early Bird Discount Available Until Nov 19. Food available.
We are having a huge show in Roppongi at the amazing Super Deluxe to
celebrate 6 years in Tokyo! This special night of bilingual comedy is
going to be unlike any other improv show in Tokyo with special guests
making appearances to celebrate the Pirates!
Tokyo International Players
Speaking in Tongues, February 23-26,
February auditions will be for the May 18-21, production
International Seminar:Domestic and International Migration in Eastern Asian Aging Countries Friday 16th December 2016 13:30～16:30
Venue : National Institute of Population and Social Security Research http://www.ipss.go.jp/pr-ad/e/info-e/map-e.html
Meeting Room 4 and 5
Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo http://forum.iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp/
The Contemporary Japan Group at the Institute of Social Science (ISS, or
Shaken), University of Tokyo, welcomes you to a lecture by Michael
Strausz (Texas Christian University) Help Wanted: Labor Shortages, an Aging Society, and Japan’s Restrictive Immigration Policy Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Akamon Sōgō Kenkyūtō Room 549, Institute of Social
Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, University of Tokyo
For more information, including maps and a list of past lectures, please visit our website: http://web.iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp/cjg/
or contact Gregory W. NOBLE (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director Lucy Craft will join us for a screening of her award-winning
film about Japanese War Brides' experiences, *Fall Seven Times, Get Up
Eight*. 10 Jan 2016. 7PM.
Benney Decker Theater, Yokosuka Navy Base
RSVP with your name and nationality to email@example.com.
Learn more about the film http://www.fallsevengetupeight.com/
Social Issues Through Drama (8 Weeks) Mondays
19:10-21:30 May 29th ~ July 14
Application deadline May 21
Instructor: Sarajean Rossitto
Apply for this Course:
The purpose of this class is to develop a more critical
understanding of social issues through drama. The class focuses on the issues
included in the play (SEVEN) including but not limited to democracy, education,
reproductive health, trafficking in persons, refugees and crisis and home
(domestic) violence. Each week we will cover one section of the play SEVEN
after reviewing at least one major issue. Weekly online reading assignments
introduce background information to help participants understand the
connections between the issues presented and the play. Each student is expected
to: 1) do some background research on one character; and 2) take part in a
final reading of the play. This course is not aimed at specialists and
participants with dive…