Many apologies for the lateness of this mailing. This is a short update as life has pretty busy. Here I would like to highlight two big events on March 24, more info is below and details can be found in the links below
Sunday April 29 Golf Tournament & Fundraiser For Mirai No Mori, Organized by Jarman International & hosted by EastWood Country Club.
Thank you to everyone who joined us on March 8 for the Women's march and on March 10 for the workshop (see photo above!)
From May i will have a community page in a local English publication
(more info next month.) This will include more than nonprofits but also
embassy, school and other group information.
April 5 => April/May TCN, for May print publication
May 5 => May/June TCN, for June print publication
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Please share this events listing with anyone who might be interested!
See you at one of these events below.
The March For Our Lives movement is led by the
Parkland Florida school shooting survivors. These kids and families are
inviting people across the globe to take to the streets to demand that
their lives and safety become a priority for American Politicians.
In honor those lost due to America’s gun violence epidemic, a March For
Our Lives Vigil will be held on Saturday, March 24 from 5 p.m. to 7
p.m. at Hachiko Square in front of Shibuya Station. Each Vigil
Participant will hold a placard representing one person whose future was
taken from them by gun violence. DAJ Kanto will provide the placards,
which will include basic information such as name, age and hometown.
Saturday, March 24, 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.
Hachiko Square, in front of Shibuya station
Organized by the Democrats Abroad Japan For further details and event updates, visit the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1887172728021609/
"Light a candle for Syria"- PLEASE SHARE WIDELY
March 24 6pm Meet up in front of the Syrian Embassy of your area.
* Note: This is a global action and they are still looking for people in Tokyo to coordinate.
Bring an LED candle or light at 7 pm everyone turns their lights on.
This is a peaceful protest to say together it is time to say STOP. It is
time to show we care about the people. https://www.facebook.com/events/166339643920668/
Temple University, Japan Campus
Upcoming Open house/Information SessionsNext Information session May 12, 10-12noon
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
1-3-11 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Come on down to the Hobgoblin Shibuya for our monthly pub quiz! Have a drink and fire up a
few of your 15-33 billion neurons. 1000 yen to play; email
firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a table for your team. Don’t have a team?
Turn up and let the quiz master know and we will find a […]
Come on down to the Hobgoblin Shibuya for our monthly pub quiz! Have a drink and fire up a few of your 15-33 billion neurons.
yen to play; email email@example.com to reserve a table for your
team. Don’t have a team? Turn up and let the quiz master know and we
will find a team for you! Prizes for the top three teams, and all
proceeds to TELL for supporting mental health in Japan.
day for 45 years TELL Lifeline has been providing important connections
and support to people all across Japan. 03-5774-0992(9am – 11pm every
April 29 Jarman Golf Tournement benefiting Mirai no Mori ! Tournament Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018
Price: ¥16,000 JPY (¥4,000 of which will be donated to Mirai No Mori)
Pre-payment via bank transfer. Instructions will be given in the
registration confirmation email from Jarman International. 50% of the
fee (¥8,000) will be withheld for cancellations after April 19, 2018. No
refund for acancellation or no-show on April 29, 2018.
has initiated CSR consulting work to develop more sustainable CSR
programs for international companies in Japan. The new program includes
staff trainings in strategic community partnership and program development as well as matching community and nonprofit needs. If your company is interested in finding out more. please contact either Aqeela (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sarajean (email@example.com)
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. http://peaceboat.org/english/?menu=113
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! http://www.ari-edu.org/en/volunteer/
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.