U.S.-Japan Council Newsletter

November 6th, 2018

Table of Contents
1. 2018 Annual Conference in Tokyo Begins Soon!
2. Upcoming Events
3. Opportunities

1. See You at the 2018 USJC Annual Conference in Tokyo!

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U.S.-Japan Council 2018 Annual Conference
Partnering for Impact Today, Investing in a Sustainable Tomorrow
Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
November 8-9, 2018

We are looking forward to seeing everyone this week at the 2018 USJC Annual Conference in Tokyo!

It's not too late to register for the Japan Premiere of An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy on Friday, November 9 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to register.

 

2. Upcoming Events

Japan Premiere of An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy

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When: November 9, 2018
Where: Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel (Tokyo, Japan)

Presented by Mineta Legacy Project, the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership and the U.S.-Japan Council, the documentary film, An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy, chronicles the life and career of Secretary Norman Mineta (Vice Chair of the USJC Board of Councilors), an Asian American pioneer who rose to the highest levels of public service. Join us for the Japan premiere of An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy and panel discussion featuring Secretary Norman Mineta and filmmakers and Council Leaders Dianne Fukami and Debra Nakatomi. There will be a light reception following the panel. This screening is free and open to the public.

Click here for more information and to register and here to see the film trailer.

Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II

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When: Ongoing through December 8, 2018
Where: National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)

Last year, the National Museum of American History opened an exhibit to mark 75 years since Executive Order 9066 authorized the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. On display are artifacts, photographs and stories collected from Japanese American families. There will also be public programming throughout the year related to this exhibit.

For more information on the exhibit, please visit the official website.

 

3. Opportunities

Membership Engagement & Regional Coordinator

The Membership Engagement & Regional Coordinator will have primary responsibility for the administrative and operational support of activities relating to the engagement of members, including membership and regional activities. Duties will include leading operational membership activities, database management, monthly reconciliation of membership and donor contributions, and supporting the Director of External Relations in the implementation of regional events and activities.

Click here for more information about the position.

Intern (Washington, DC)

The intern will provide support for Programs and Communications on a part-time or full-time basis. Duties will consist of program and event coordination and support, website/social media support, organization of and attendance at special events, outreach and communication, writing and translation (if able). This is an excellent internship for those hoping to gain experience in the programmatic, digital and strategic marketing and/or nonprofit fields. USJC's internship program offers outstanding opportunities for college students, graduate students and graduates who are interested in U.S.-Japan relations.

Click here for more information about the position.

TOMODACHI Marketing & Communications Manager (Tokyo)

The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategic communications program to develop the profile and brand of the TOMODACHI Initiative among a diverse audience and stakeholders, including senior corporate executives, government leaders, program participants, donors, press and the general public. The Marketing & Communications Manager will work closely with teams within the TOMODACHI Initiative in the implementation of this mission, as well as with the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.

Click here for more information about the position.

WASHINGTON, DC HEADQUARTERS:

1819 L Street, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

(202) 223-6840 - Tel
(202) 280-1235 - Fax

LOS ANGELES OFFICE:

2207 Colby Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064

(310) 500-2873 - Tel

TOKYO OFFICE:

New Otani Garden Court 12F
4-1, Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, JAPAN 102-0094

(+81)(0)3 4510 3400 - Tel
(+81)(0)3 4510 3419 - Fax


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