Saturday, July 08, 2006

Tokyo Community News: July 2006

Tokyo Community News: July 2006

For each the events listed, please contact the organizations below for details. If you would like to have events included in the August listing, please send event information, using the outline below, to by July 25.

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Sunday, July 2, 7:00 - late
"Cuba Viva! Salsa Charity Event for the Cuban Medical Support"
Location and Venue access details
Participation fee:3,500 with one drink
Venue: Akasaka Bflat
Registration info Peace Boat. TEL: 03-3363-7561 FAX: 03-3363-7562
For more information contact:
Coordinating organization: Peace Boat
Sponsor: Cuban Embassy, Cuban Round-Table Conference

Wednesday, July 5, 7:00 - 8:30
Symposium: What is a terrorist?
Location: Koryuu Event Space Akane nishi Waseda 2-1-17, Sakai Bldg. 1F
Participation fee: 1000 yen
For more information contact TEL:03-5292-1866,

Friday, July 7, 7:00 - late
Salsa without borders: Live music and dancing to support artists without borders: featuing Afro-Cuban Salsa (Timba) Band, HABANA 4 and DJ: LEON
Location and Venue access details Pink Cow, Shibuya
Participation fee: 3500 yen (includes snacks, dance lesson and a fun night for all!)
For more information visit:
Coordinating organization: Artists without borders

Wednesday, July 19, 11:00 - late
PARTY: RESPECT: Sexual Health for Empowerment
Location: XROSS Club in Nishi Azabu
Participation fee: 2500 yen (includes one drink)
For more information visit:

Thursday, July 20, 8:00 - 9:30
PSC Planning Meeting: for new projects and Skills Build Forum 7
Location: Lavazza Café in Harajuku,
On Omotesando-dori near the Meiji Dori crossing
Contact for more information.

Friday July 21, 6:30 – 8:30
IMADR series on globalization and trafficking: the effect of the war on terror on trafficking (in Japanese only)
Participation fee: 800 yen
Location Azabu Seminar House, Azabu dai 1-11-5
For more details visit
To sign up
Coordinating organization: IMADR-JC

Wednesday, July 20-27
UNHCR Refugee film festival
Location: Various European Embassies and Institutes
Participation fee: free!
For more information visit:

Saturday, June 22, 1.30 pm – 5:30pm
NetTokyo 2 Summer Charity Networking Event in Tokyo,
Venue: Shunju, Sanno Park Tower 27F
Participation fee: 4000 yen in advance; 5000 yen at the door (includes light light Japanese delicacies, one drink ticket, and one raffle ticket for great prizes)
Limited to 300 people. RSVP required
For more information visit

Application deadline: Tuesday, July 25
Amurt Japan – Study tour to Sri Lanka, Aug 24-31
Study tour participation fee 179,000yen
For more information contact: AMURT at TEL: 03-3338-3551 FAX: 03-3338-3544
Visit their website for more information:

Your help needed!
PSC is looking for an intern to help with PR and database development.
We are also looking for some used office equipement.
Contact to find out more.

Useful links related to Ijime:
Recently I was asked for where to refer people whose children are bullying victims.
I found out about the following:
Consultation offices through out Japan:
Click on your prefecture on this map and get a list:
for example in Tokyo:

Chiyoka-ku Ijime Sodan TEL 03-3264-4397
Edo-ku Education Committee Guidance Office TEL 03-3647-9111
Meguro-ku Education center TEL 03-3710-6770

There is also a group called Ijime SOS:

National info centers
Government offices:
Children’s Rights Sodan TEL 0120-874-374
Children’s rights 110 TEL 03-5689-0535
Japan International Center for the Rights of the Child (JICRC)
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