Friday, June 08, 2018

June 2018 events

June highlights
Diversity Dojo June: Challenging everyday sexism
Monday June 4 7-9pm

An interactive workshop on everyday gender stereotypes and bias addressing how we react to everyday sexism and asking how might life be different if we did not act as if men and women were two different creatures deserving of contrasting treatment, rules, and attitudes.
See the Diversity Dojo Facebook page for updates:

Team coaching for Multi-Cultural Teams
Wednesday June 6, 6:30-8:30pm

The workshop includes simple activities and tools that highlight challenges and opportunities facing leaders of diverse teams. Facilitators introduce basic tools for dealing with day–to-day human relationship issues that can be readily used.
Facilitators: Keiko Suzuki and Norman Grant
At the Italian Chamber of Commerce Japan
FBR Mita Bldg. 9F 4-1-27 Mita, Minato-ku 108-0073 Tokyo
Fee: 1000 yen for ICCJ Members 2000yen for nonmembers
Azabu Hall, Temple University, Japan Campus
1F Parliament

GlobalGiving  Online Fundraising Workshop in Sendai
Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*Meal included

Friday, June 29, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Mirai no Mori Summer Party,
Final Registration deadline: Monday, June 25th
More details can be found on the website:

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Nonprofit NGO community events and programs

Training Programs

Sophia University Global Action Lecture Series
From the front lines: Nonprofit leaders speak out about ... Poverty
Wednesday June 13 6:45-8:15pm
From the front lines: Nonprofit leaders speak out about ... Gender
Wednesday July 4  6:45-8:15pm
For more information contact:
Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus, Bldg. 6, Room 307
Panel Presentations by nonprofit leaders followed by open discussion.

Sophia University, Institute of Comparative Culture events

Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary


Peace Boat is always looking for on board volunteers. If you speak Japanese, English, Spanish, Chinese or Korean, then this opportunity may be for you! Peace Boat's Global Voyages are made possible by the assistance of a dedicated team of volunteer interpreters, and we are always open to applications from talented individuals. This page provides all the information you will need to apply.

Asian Rural Institute - ARI welcomes volunteers! You are invited to help change the world by being part of a community doing sustainable organic farming and leadership training. There are short term and long term volunteer positions available. At ARI, participants from Japan,  Southeast Asia, Africa, & South America will be working alongside you. It is often hard to determine who benefits most from being at ARI, so come experience ARI for yourself!

Community Theater & Arts News

Tokyo International Players

Yokohama Theatre Group

Tokyo Sinfonia

Saint-Saëns Serenade champagne concert ~ Hakuju Hall, June 13
Mexican Summer Serenade special event - Mexican Embassy, June 29
Misaki Morino (soprano) champagne concert  ~ Hakuju Hall, July 11
Spanish Serenade dinner-concert ~ FCCJ, August 10
tickets@tokyosinfonia.comTickets/Information - Sinfonia direct
Advocacy Resources
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DAJ Speakeasy and Write-Your-Reps  on the 2nd Thursday of every month
7:30 - 9:30pm, at the Aldgate Pub in Shibuya.

Join us for food, drink, conversation and writing to our representatives to make your voice heard in D.C.
For more information on future events please be sure to check out updates posted online:
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The DAJ events page
We are moving towards other actions and need everyone to join the struggle against injustice.  #gimme20min today and everyday - I truly believe you can change the world with 20 minutes of concrete action each day day.

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