There is a lot going on from the start of the year
- Just a few of the key dates for upcoming events
Jan 12 - 15 A Faerie Tale Jan 20: March and Vigil
From Jan 27: new series of workshops
for anyone interested in improving knowledge or skills, being a better
volunteer, sharing information about nonprofit activities and/or
learning more about nonprofits in Japan.
Jan ~ Feb: we wrap up 10 years of the Tsuda International Training program. hoping to move the program elsewhere Feb
- I will moving to a new office and hope to have our monthly community
service meetings there - find out more in the next newsletter. March: many events for IWD - a starting list.
- A few notes on changes The TCN will be simplified from this year but you are still welcome to send a jpeg of a flier or logo.
The email address for all point people of events are now including in the mailing list.
The online version of this will be shortened here:http://tokyo-community-news.blogspot.jp/
Please share this newsletter and information far and wide with any one you know you might be interested!
For the Feb listing - please send me info by Jan 26. please keep it short and simple.
* After 10 years - this will be the final semester of courses. Final Winter/Spring 2016 NGO courses:http://osc.tsuda.ac.jp/course/list/ Gender Aspects of International Development (Tuesdays, Jan 31 - March 21)
Education for Social Justice workshop (Feb 4)
Organization management workshop (March 11)
Information sessions http://osc.tsuda.ac.jp/placement/ 1月10日 19:00～20:45, 1月21日 13:00～14:45,1月24日 19:00～20:45
* We hope to launch a similar program at another Institution in
2017 or 2018. Please let me know if you know an institution that might
Hitotsubashi ICS Workshop Series DIVERSITYDOJO:MEDIATING THOUGHT DIVERSITY & CONFLICT AT WORK
Free training workshop to learn skills to empower diverse teams and
mediate cross-cultural conflict. Each session is a stand-alone
workshop focusing on a different tool for promoting and
implementing diversity at work and across cultures. You will leave
these workshops with new skills and new friends! TIME: First MONDAY each Month Spring 2017, 6:30-8:30pm:
2017 DATES: 1/9, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3 VENUE: Hitotsubashi University ICS Kanda Campus, FLOOR 7
National Center of Sciences, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Floor 7 MAP: http://www.ics.hit-u.ac.jp/map/ LANGUAGE: English (with Japanese Support) FEE: Free of Charge! BYOB (Bring Your Own Bento) REGISTER: Email Tish Robinson at email@example.com
MARCH 2017: BRAD HECKMAN, NEW YORK PEACE INSTITUTE
5-Day Managerial Mediation Course (targeted at ICS MBAs, also open to
public): 3/4 (Sat) - 3/8 (Wed) to allow people to get at least 2 days
training if they cannot take off from work
3/11-15: 5-Day Managerial Mediation Course (repeated for HRDs and public during ICS GNW Week): 3/11 (Sat) -3/15 (Wed)
5-Day Practicum (5 days of practice in applying the training to live or
life-like situations, similar to the NY Court Mediation Certification
Program): 3/18 (Sat) - 3/22 (Wed)
3/9, 16, 23 Eves: Discussion Round Tables on How to Start up an NPO: Thurs Evenings 6:30-8:30pm, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
Dokkyo University workshop and symposium
Sat Jan 28
1:00-2:30 Workshop on Empowering Students through Arts
3:00 6:00 Symposium on teaching through Folk and creative arts
See the flier and poster for details!
Organized by Ellen Motohashi
From the Center for Artistic Activism:
Artistic Activism Webinars: 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
About Jan 20 and 21 Tokyo events related to the upcoming inauguration
The Friday night Jan 20 march and vigil will be organized by Democrats
Abroad Japan (DAJ). Part of actions happening all over the globe. We
will not post much online until the permit and route have been
confirmed. Find out more about DAJ: https://www.facebook.com/groups/demsabroadjapan/
5:30-6:00pm pre-march silent vigil at the US embassy
6-6:40pm assemble in Hibiya park
6:40-8:00 silent LED candle march from Hibiya Park to Mikawadai park
FEW: For Empowering Women in Japan
Monthly meeting Thursday January 12th / 19:00 - 22:00 / Members ¥2000
(Associates ¥1500) / Non-members (Women only) ¥5000 / Students and
Interns (Women only) ¥3000 (includes light buffet and beverages)
Find out more: http://fewjapan.com/
us for the third Women’s Start-Up Club meeting of the year where we’ll
discuss how to successfully brand your business and increase your
visibility. Wednesday January 25th / 19:00 - 21:30 / Members ¥2000 / Non-members ¥3000 (covers finger food and soft drinks)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about the film http://www.fallsevengetupeight.com/
Wide Eyed Theatre Company "A Faerie Tale" is an original play
devised by David Mashiko, Makiko Mikami, Rachel Walzer, Eigi Koh, Naveen
Blindreams, Niranjan Madhavan, and Sorcha Chisholm.
It has everything! It is a tale of magic, deceit, love, and betrayal!
Well, it is basically about a hero, a beautiful woman, a little village,
something magical, something scary, something mysterious...