Sunday, August 26, 2007

September 2007 Events

Saturday, September 1- 12:30 – 4:30
JACL Japan Chapter 2007 Summer Party
Location: American Embassy Housing Compound; 2-1-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Cost: (Includes all-you-can-drink + 8 dishes)
Members: 3,500 Yen/ Guests: 5,000 Yen

Friday and Saturday September 7 & 8
Fundraising Talk & Live Not Mines But Flowers
Voices from the Children Living at the Mine Fields
Location: Roppongi Hills Arena
Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR JAPAN)
TEL 03-5423-4511   
For more info

Friday September 7th, 2007, 11:00-1:00
International meet and greet
Location: Tamagawa Volunteer Bureau, Tamagawa 2-1-15, Setagaya-ku
Access: 5mins from Futakotamagawa Station, Denentoshi Line
Cost: 1,000yen for lunch.
Registration: E-mail

Saturday, Sept 8, 10:00-12:00
Temple University Japan Continuing Education Dept. Open House
Location and Venue access:
For more information contact: Tel: 03-5441-9864, E-mail:

September 8,9,15,16,17 9:30-18:30
5-day Right Brain Drawing
More details at

Sunday, Sept 9, 10:00-6:00
Ueno NGO Matsuri
Maruko Bldg, 1-20-6 Higashi-Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8605
*** The PSC will show "Invisible Children" at 11am and again in the afternoon.
A map can be found at
For event details check out:

Tuesday, September 11 12:30-14:00
Invitation to the 164th FASID Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on the Africa Rice Center (WARDA)
Location:FASID 4F Seminar Room (Chiyoda-Kaikan 4F)
Register by Monday, September 10 by e-mail (

Friday September 14 1:00-2:00pm
PSC Networking Luncheon
Cost: pay as you go.
Location: Fujimama's Restaurant, Harajuku
Contact before Sept 12 to join.

Saturday, Sept 15, 10:30-12:00
PSC Action Team Volunteer meeting
Volunteer orientation for Sept 30 Forum
Location: Tully's, in front of Yoyogi Station North Exit
Contact for more details

Saturday, Sept 15, 11:00-17:00
Peace Day Tokyo 2007
at Shiba Park
★Peace Dayブログ★

Sunday, September 16, 2007, 5:30-10:30
Rock for Human Rights: Shine a Light on Human Rights Atrocities in Darfur
Location: WHAT THE DICKENS, Roob Building, 4th Fl. Ebisu-Nishi 1-13-3, Shibuya-ku,
Admission: 1,000 yen.
For further information:

Wednesday September 19
IMADR Human Rights Seminar on minority women in Japan, Tokyo
For further information:

Wednesday September 19
Doctors of the World Setumeikai for people who want to volunteer abroad.
For more information:

September 22,23,24,29,30, 9:30-14:30
5-Day Right Brain Sculpture Workshop
More details at

Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007, 10:00-6:00
Skills Building for Social Change 10
Morning workshops: environmental education and volunteer mgt. techniques
Afternoon Panel Discussion: Disaster prevention and relief
Nonprofit NGO staff working on disaster prevention and relief present the issues they work on, their projects & specific things you can do to make a difference.
Venue: Jingumae Kumin Kaikan, directions and map
Find out about more:
Organized by People for Social Change

Other Events outside Tokyo
Community Cafe in Niigata, in English
*At local events, talking about fair-trade, peace, environment, etc.,
Find out about more:


Volunteer opportunities:
IMADR holds Volunteer information sessions every month in Japanese, but if you do not speak Japanese, contact them to set up a private meeting. For more information:

People for Social Change is looking for people to help with event outreach, and website design. Contact to find out more.

Peace Boat is always looking for teachers of Spanish and English:
For more information:

Action against Child Exploitation (ACE) needs volunteers to help with their 10th anniversary event (Tokyo) November 25. Please contact:

JEN Volunteer Project: Niigata farming assistance to help towns hurt by the earthquake.
Several weekends throughout the fall and winter for more information:

Run for the Cure Foundation needs volunteers to help with the October 20, Run for the Cure/Walk for Life. More information

Resilience would like to find people skilled in grant writing and database management. Visit for more information.

TELL Volunteer Phone Counselor Training Program
Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) is accepting applications for the night time volunteer telephone counselors training that starts on September 15th until November17th with sessions held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30 -9.30pm. No prior counseling experience is needed as this course provides training in the skills required in this role. This is a great opportunity for members of the community to take part in meaningful volunteer work that is both challenging and rewarding. Applicants must be fluent in English and over 21. For information and application forms visit our website email or call 03-3498-0246.