Archive for November, 2013

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/16/jq-magazine-jetaa-usa-earthquake-relief-fund-aids-recovery/"></div>By C-M Daeley (Saga-ken, 2008-2011) for JQ magazine. C-M is a poet, rap lyricist, and travel enthusiast currently working as an English teacher in Tokyo. For a look at some of his other writing, poetry and lyrics, check out his blog at http://spikedaeley.wordpress.com. With today’s 24-hour global news cycle, it is sometimes difficult to keep even the most severe events in public memory. The Great East Japan Earthquake that struck on March 11, 2011 has not received much recent coverage in global news, but the issues faced by those still rebuilding remain monumental. Fortunately, there has been significant international aid from a number of sources, one of which is the JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund. This grant has raised almost USD $90,000 and has been used […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/16/jq-magazine-jetaa-usa-earthquake-relief-fund-aids-recovery/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund Aids Recovery

    By C-M Daeley (Saga-ken, 2008-2011) for JQ magazine. C-M is a poet, rap lyricist, and travel enthusiast currently working as an English teacher in Tokyo. For a look at some of his other writing, poetry and lyrics, check out his blog at http://spikedaeley.wordpress.com. With today’s 24-hour global news cycle, it is sometimes difficult to keep even the most severe events in public memory. The Great East Japan Earthquake that struck on March 11, 2011 has not received much recent coverage in global news, but the issues faced by those still rebuilding remain monumental. Fortunately, there has been significant international aid from a number of sources, one of which is the JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund. This grant has raised almost USD $90,000 and has been used […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/15/justins-japan-j-labo-brooklyn-opens-park-slope/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. Since its launch in 2008, social network J-COLLABO has been working with numerous artists to make innovative Japanese-themed collaborations accessible to the public. Now it has taken the next step in its evolution with J-LABO Brooklyn, which had its pre-opening party in Park Slope last month. “J-LABO is a place where the conventions of intercultural chemistry are challenged and the possibilities of creative collaboration and experimentation are deeply explored as a unifying effort between Japanese culture and the cultures of the world,” explained John Figueredo, marketing and PR supervisor for J-COLLABO. “Artists who gather under J-LABO can collaborate, create and implement […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/15/justins-japan-j-labo-brooklyn-opens-park-slope/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Justin’s Japan: J-LABO Brooklyn Opens in Park Slope

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. Since its launch in 2008, social network J-COLLABO has been working with numerous artists to make innovative Japanese-themed collaborations accessible to the public. Now it has taken the next step in its evolution with J-LABO Brooklyn, which had its pre-opening party in Park Slope last month. “J-LABO is a place where the conventions of intercultural chemistry are challenged and the possibilities of creative collaboration and experimentation are deeply explored as a unifying effort between Japanese culture and the cultures of the world,” explained John Figueredo, marketing and PR supervisor for J-COLLABO. “Artists who gather under J-LABO can collaborate, create and implement […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/12/happy-hour-1123/"></div>  Welcome Back Happy Hour!! Come out and meet the new batch of alumni that just finished the JET program and let’s welcome them to New York in true JETAANY style with a happy hour at Faces & Names. Saturday November 23rd at 8:30pm Faces & Names (backroom) 159 West 54th street and 7th Ave, New York, NY www.facesandnames.com   Check out who is going on facebook.  <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/12/happy-hour-1123/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Welcome Back Happy Hour (11/23)

      Welcome Back Happy Hour!! Come out and meet the new batch of alumni that just finished the JET program and let’s welcome them to New York in true JETAANY style with a happy hour at Faces & Names. Saturday November 23rd at 8:30pm Faces & Names (backroom) 159 West 54th street and 7th Ave, New York, NY www.facesandnames.com   Check out who is going on facebook.  

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/12/1123-jetaany-career-forum-open-job-seeking-jet-alums/"></div>When: Saturday, November 23rd,  2:30 pm – 6:15 pm Where: Nippon Club (145 West 57th St) Cost: No cost – open to any JET Alum RSVP: By filling out the Career Survey HERE Questions: Email Pamela Kavalam at vicepresident@jetaany.org Did you just return from Japan or move to New York and are looking to start your career? Or perhaps have been back for a while and are looking to transition into a new position or field? If so, make sure to attend the Career Forum next Saturday. We will have terrific JET alumni and industry experts speaking about interviewing, networking, resume tips and more!  Make sure to RSVP by filling out this form.      <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/12/1123-jetaany-career-forum-open-job-seeking-jet-alums/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (11/23) JETAANY Career Forum – Open to All Job Seeking JET Alums!

    When: Saturday, November 23rd,  2:30 pm – 6:15 pm Where: Nippon Club (145 West 57th St) Cost: No cost – open to any JET Alum RSVP: By filling out the Career Survey HERE Questions: Email Pamela Kavalam at vicepresident@jetaany.org Did you just return from Japan or move to New York and are looking to start your career? Or perhaps have been back for a while and are looking to transition into a new position or field? If so, make sure to attend the Career Forum next Saturday. We will have terrific JET alumni and industry experts speaking about interviewing, networking, resume tips and more!  Make sure to RSVP by filling out this form.      

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/11/call-jetaany-board-nominations-1125-deadline/"></div>Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! The JETAANY Board of Directors is currently recruiting new board members to replace outgoing members who have completed their two year term. JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs and one non-JET, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/11/11/call-jetaany-board-nominations-1125-deadline/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Call for JETAANY Board Nominations – (11/25 Deadline)

    Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! The JETAANY Board of Directors is currently recruiting new board members to replace outgoing members who have completed their two year term. JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs and one non-JET, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals […]

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