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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2017/12/06/justins-japan-nourishing-japan-documentary-launches-kickstarter-campaign/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. For Americans who have lived in Japan, some cultural experiences have a wonderful way of returning with us on the journey home. Alexis Agliano Sanborn is a Harvard grad who spent two years teaching in rural Shimane Prefecture on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. As a Japan specialist, writer and filmmaker, her exposure to school lunch in Shimane served as the inspiration for a new project: “Nourishing Japan,” a documentary film currently in development about food education in Japan that aims to change how we look at what we eat. “My specific goal is […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2017/12/06/justins-japan-nourishing-japan-documentary-launches-kickstarter-campaign/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Justin’s Japan: ‘Nourishing Japan’ Documentary Launches Kickstarter Campaign

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. For Americans who have lived in Japan, some cultural experiences have a wonderful way of returning with us on the journey home. Alexis Agliano Sanborn is a Harvard grad who spent two years teaching in rural Shimane Prefecture on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. As a Japan specialist, writer and filmmaker, her exposure to school lunch in Shimane served as the inspiration for a new project: “Nourishing Japan,” a documentary film currently in development about food education in Japan that aims to change how we look at what we eat. “My specific goal is […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/10/02/calling-returnees-speak-nyc-colleges-jet/"></div>We have a great opportunity for JET Alumni to speak at a local college about applying to JET! If you are a recent returnee who hasn’t found full-time work yet, this is the perfect way to build some connections and give back to the community. It’s also really fun (as you’ll see from the photo from a past CUNY Fair above)! The students get really excited hearing from us and it’s nice to have an excuse to be natsukashi about our JET experience. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– What: The College of Staten Island’s Fellowship & Scholarship Fair Where: Center for the Arts Atrium, Building 1P, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314 (Parking Provided) When: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 11:30 am – 4:00 pm Schedule Table Set-Up: 11:30 […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/10/02/calling-returnees-speak-nyc-colleges-jet/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (10/11) Calling All Recent Returnees: Speak at the College of Staten Island about JET!

    We have a great opportunity for JET Alumni to speak at a local college about applying to JET! If you are a recent returnee who hasn’t found full-time work yet, this is the perfect way to build some connections and give back to the community. It’s also really fun (as you’ll see from the photo from a past CUNY Fair above)! The students get really excited hearing from us and it’s nice to have an excuse to be natsukashi about our JET experience. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– What: The College of Staten Island’s Fellowship & Scholarship Fair Where: Center for the Arts Atrium, Building 1P, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314 (Parking Provided) When: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 11:30 am – 4:00 pm Schedule Table Set-Up: 11:30 […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/15/fuji-tv-looking-for-locals-helping-japan/"></div>The New York office of Fuji TV is interested in hearing about any charity events, activities or fundraisers in NYC to benefit the recent events in Japan. Please email Georgia (Yamaguchi ’07-’08) if you know of anything and if it would be possible to film the event. Georgia Gallavin georgia.gallavin@fci-ny.com<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/15/fuji-tv-looking-for-locals-helping-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Fuji TV Looking For Locals Helping Japan

    The New York office of Fuji TV is interested in hearing about any charity events, activities or fundraisers in NYC to benefit the recent events in Japan. Please email Georgia (Yamaguchi ’07-’08) if you know of anything and if it would be possible to film the event. Georgia Gallavin georgia.gallavin@fci-ny.com

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/12/japan-earthquake-relief/"></div>On March 11, 2011 a large earthquake of a magnitude of 9.0 hit northern Japan, causing huge fires, landslides, radiation leaks, and widespread infrastructure damage as well as generating tsunamis in several regions. The “JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund” is the official relief fund of the all-volunteer Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Alumni Association of America (JETAA USA). JET alumni have experience living and working in communities across Japan, so the disaster has struck very close to home. All 19 JET alumni chapters across the U.S. are currently working together to raise funds to aid in the disaster relief and recovery efforts. The JET Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is collecting donations on behalf of JETAA USA for the […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/12/japan-earthquake-relief/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Donate to the JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund

    On March 11, 2011 a large earthquake of a magnitude of 9.0 hit northern Japan, causing huge fires, landslides, radiation leaks, and widespread infrastructure damage as well as generating tsunamis in several regions. The “JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund” is the official relief fund of the all-volunteer Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Alumni Association of America (JETAA USA). JET alumni have experience living and working in communities across Japan, so the disaster has struck very close to home. All 19 JET alumni chapters across the U.S. are currently working together to raise funds to aid in the disaster relief and recovery efforts. The JET Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is collecting donations on behalf of JETAA USA for the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/11/04/1797/"></div>Coping with reverse culture shock is hard enough without having to find a job. Become a peer mentor to a returning JET and give back.  In times like these, we need to stick together! If you would like to be a mentor or mentee, please fill out the following information and return to Amber at mentoring@jetaany.org. Thank you! Sharing is caring!! 🙂 Name: Mentor or Mentee: ALT or CIR JET Years (ex. 2004-06): JET Location: Current Address: Email: Phone Number: Academic Course of Study: Current Job and Industry or Desired job or industry: Current Company or Desired Company of interest: Past Jobs/Industries: Other hobbies/interests:<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/11/04/1797/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Become a Peer Mentor or Mentee

    Coping with reverse culture shock is hard enough without having to find a job. Become a peer mentor to a returning JET and give back.  In times like these, we need to stick together! If you would like to be a mentor or mentee, please fill out the following information and return to Amber at mentoring@jetaany.org. Thank you! Sharing is caring!! 🙂 Name: Mentor or Mentee: ALT or CIR JET Years (ex. 2004-06): JET Location: Current Address: Email: Phone Number: Academic Course of Study: Current Job and Industry or Desired job or industry: Current Company or Desired Company of interest: Past Jobs/Industries: Other hobbies/interests:

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