Join MnM as corporate sponsor or work us MnM on weekend Back to Nature
programs which include corporate volunteers, marginalised youth, and MnM
Staff. Find out more http://mirai-no-mori.jp/
Mirai no Mori is also looking for volunteers from Sept 2016 to help with
PR, marketting and events. please contact us if you are interested in
getting involved in making a difference in the lives of children: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for supporting our April production of SEVEN!
I appreciate the emails so many of you sent us about the production.
Many have asked me about the next performances because every performance
was sold out. I am still considering how to maintain the momentum
started with SEVEN and will be sure to let you know about upcoming
Thank you to everyone who spent Feb through April with us working to make the production such a memorable experience.
With your help we raised 346,224 yen for Resilience. Your donation will
be put to use to conduct Art Therapy programs for children from abusive
homes and to support thier Women's Program supporting domestic violence
survivors. Find our more about Resilience at http://resilience.jp/
and learn more about other local organizations working on the issues
addressed in the show by visiting some of the links on my blog: https://sjworkshopblog.wordpress.com/eresources/
We look to doing
more socially responsible theater in 2017 - contact us if you are
interested in being involved or if your organizations can host
An organization supporting single-parent families and their children around the damaged area in north east of Japan.
They just started running free-school for the children who are suffering
from the disaster. This school is a place for single-parent families
who are suffering by poverty. They can leave their children in our care
while they're working, and they can eat here for free. There are so many
children who can't go to school or even can't go out from their home
because of their suffer from the disaster.
Now they are working on the new project that children who are suffered
by the disaster do home stay at the families from overseas, and living
in Tokyo, in this summer. the purposes of this project are
・ To keep the children of single-parent family off the loneliness in the summer vacation.
・ To simulate experience the life of foreign countries in the families from overseas.
Our PSC summer newsletter includes summer and fall event info and job and volunteer information,
Also included is a short report on SEVEN - please see the left column
for more information about the funds we raised for Resilience through
our 6 sold out performances.
I hope to see some of your at my Aug 6th (education for social justice)
or Aug 7th (volunteer mgt.) workshops or at our quarterly NPO/NGO
networking dinner on August 1.
The next e-newsletter will promote September and October events - Please send in your information by August 26 for inclusion.
Enjoy the summer!
Knights in White Lycra
KIWL has raised ¥9,198,297 for Mirai no Mori to date!Funds
raised will send 20 children to three years of summer camp providing
them with a path to long-term sustainable healing and self-development
leading to a brighter future as adults.
Funds will also help launch the "Leader in Training" initiative to build leadership skills in high school aged youth.
You can help us hit the 10 million yen mark by making donations on the KiWL website: http://www.kiwl.net/
Application Deadline For Summer 2016 courses => August 1 NGO English
Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30 - 15:20 Education for Social Justice
Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30 - 15:20
Details and application information:http://osc.tsuda.ac.jp/course/detail/829/
TOMODACHI Initiative MetLife Women's Leadership program is looking for
mentors for this year's session. The program is a 10-month program for
highly-motivated female Japanese university students to develop their
leadership skills. The initial session will take place on September 9th
in Tokyo (for the full schedule of sessions, please click here).
This mentor opportunity is aimed at mid-level career women and is a
chance for those interested to hone their leadership skills, network
with other professional women, and have a huge positive impact on
university-age Japanese women who are future leaders. The ideal
candidate would have about 9 years of professional experience and speak
TOMODACHI is recruiting women based in Tokyo, Osaka, Naha, and Sapporo.
The mentors are responsible for attending four leadership training
sessions (one in September, October, December, and February) and the end
of year conference in Tokyo, likely in May, and building a mentor
relationship with a university student participant that we pair them
with. It is free of charge and TOMODACHI provides dinner during the
If you are interested in applying to become a mentor, please click on the following link for more details: http://usjapantomodachi.org/2016/04/19203/ The deadline for mentor applications for Tokyo, Osaka, and Naha is July 11. TOMODACHI is still accepting both mentor and mentee applications from those based in Sapporo through August 1.
Seeking NGO leaders: Overseas Fellowship
Apply now for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps! Priority Deadline: July 15, but applications accepted year-roundAtlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for a paid 6-18 month, overseas fellowship program. Description: Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit/NGO professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the U.S. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 6-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship includes a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing) and health insurance.
Applicants: aged 22-35 plus 2-10 years of relevant experience in the nonprofit/social sector, a bachelor's degree or equivalent, English proficiency, commitment to return to your home country after the fellowship.
How to Apply: Applications are accepted year-round, but to
be considered for our U.S. Fellowship beginning in January 2017, we
encourage applications by July 15. For more details about eligibility
requirements and the application process, please visitbit.ly/AtlasCorps23.
10th anniversary Event - Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative (JWLI)
In celebration of JWLI's 10th anniversary this year, we are hosting the Tokyo Summit titled "Women Leading Social Changes in Japan." It will be on October 18th, 2016 (Tuesday) at the Tokyo American Club in Tokyo.
The summit will:
* Highlight successful cases of social change in Japan achieved by women leaders
* Learn from U.S. experience including fundraising - What’s different and similar? What can Japan learn?
Showcase role models of women social sector leaders/social entrepreneurs in Japan, specifically in Tohoku, and JWLI alumnae
* Explore obstacles for Japanese women leaders and how to overcome them, and what to learn from the U.S
Save the date on your calendar and check out our brand new summit website (jwli2016.jp) as well as the JWLI website (jwli.org) for updates.
Keynote Speaker, Founder and President, GlobalGiving
Morning Panel Speaker, President, U.S.-Japan Council
Casino Night 2016
Friday, September 2, 2016
6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo
Min donation per person: 17,500JPY / person, 175,000JPY / table for 10 (including buffet dinner and drinks)
Games Available: Blackjack, Texas Hold’em Poker, Roulette, Big Six, Craps & Slot Machines
Registration Deadline：Friday, August 26,
Cuisine for the Cure™
Thursday, October 13, 2016
6:30p.m. – 9:00p.m.
Venue: Australian Embassy Tokyo
Min donation per person:15,000JPY/person (including dinner and drinks)
NOTE* there are only 31 spots available (first come, first served basis)
Registration Deadline：Friday, October 7, 2016 12:00 midnight