3/11/15 “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story” Screening at the Japan Foundation

The Japan Foundation is hosting a special remembrance screening of “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story” on Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a Director’s Talk and Q&A with Regge Life, the director and producer of the documentary. Admission is free.

“Live Your Dream” is a story about Taylor Anderson and all the young people who travel the world trying to make a difference. Taylor was an extraordinary American who dedicated herself to teaching Japanese children, living her dream right up to the events of March 11, 2011. The earthquake and tsunami in Japan was a disaster that no one could have expected.

3-11 Remembrance Special Screening and Director’s Talk: “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story”
Date: March 11, 2015
Time: 7:00PM –
Location: Japan Foundation Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd. #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036. (Street parking is available nearby.)
Admission: Free. RSVP is not required.

Additional event information can be found here: http://www.jflalc.org/live-your-dream.html.

To view a trailer and learn more about the film, visit Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story.


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2/28/15 Join us for our February Nihongo Dake Dinner this Saturday!

10847633_602684343195485_9075771150218655871_oHi everyone! It’s time to announce the biggest NDD event of the year. We will have plentiful food, games, prizes and more! Read on for more details but if you’re already hooked, then please RSVP below:


We will be hosting this event on February 28 from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Japan Foundation’s Miracle Mile location. As I mentioned previously, food will be provided but as this is a potluck style event, we will also be asking attendees to bring a small dish or beverage of $3 up to a $5 maximum value. I hope to see you all there!

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2/21/15 JETAASC Meishi Exchange and Career Forum

Meishi EX FINALJoin us this Saturday for our largest professional event of the year – the 2015 JETAASC Meishi Exchange and Career Forum. This event is open to all JETs and Friends of JETs interested in tapping into a larger professional network and learning how to apply skills developed while working abroad to further their careers.

When: Saturday, February 21st 1-5pm
Where: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 South San Pedro St, LA CA 90012 (Garden Room A)
Entry fee: $5 (including light refreshments)
RSVP: Register online at http://goo.gl/forms/m5C4Ept6ka
Business attire is expected!


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1/31/15 JETAASC Shinenkai at XLanes

Start the new year off right with an afternoon of fun and games! Join us for this year’s Shinenkai in Little Tokyo! JET Alumni, friends, and family are all invited!

When: Saturday, January 31st 1pm – 3pm
What: Bowling, Billiards, Video Games, Food, Drinks, and Fun!
Where: X Lanes, 333 S. Alameda St. #300, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (inside the mall – parking validated for 4 hours)
Cost: No entry fee for JETAASC members and guests, includes shoe rentals, but not the cost of food and drinks.
RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/VoPbQQEO6m


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Join us for our first Nihongo Dake event of 2015!

1/24/15 Nihongo Dake Mixer (West LA)

Join us for our first Nihongo Dake event of 2015!Feeling rusty on your Japanese? Want to go out and do something different? Come join us for our January 日本語だけ Mixer! The night will start out at Daichan Kaiten Sushi at 6 PM, a revolving sushi restaurant in Sawtelle, for a casual dinner and light conversation. Then we will take theparty to Max Karaoke in Sawtelle at 8 PM, and challenge ourselves to singing the night away in Japanese only!

Please RSVP by January 21st andspecify if you will be joining us for dinner, karaoke, or both! RSVP via Google form here.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Valerie at social@jetaasc.org or Nisia at ndd@jetaasc.org


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