From November 11 to 12, fourteen U.S. Japan Council (USJC) members traveled to the Tohoku region. The trip was led and organized by three USJC TOMODACHI Emerging Leader Program (ELP) 2014 Alumni. The members experienced the local culture and people, seeing firsthand the progress that has been made in the recovery effort since the Great […]
The Consulate General of Japan in Seattle recognized contributions to Japan-US relations Jan. 22. In a ceremony held during the New Year’s Reception at the Official Residence recipients were awarded the Consul General’s Commendation.
SKSCA and other Japan-related groups have held bell ringing ceremonies since the Kobe earthquake to remember victims and show support to Kobe and its surrounding communities. Seattle residents also gathered at the Kobe Bell after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in Tohoku, Japan.
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Across Japan, people will pause and pray at 2:46 p.m. on March 11.
Ten Japanese Americans have been selected to travel to Japan where they will visit Fukushima Prefecture and Tokyo for meetings with newly elected top officials from March 8–16.