Farewell Message from Paul Yonamine

Image Credit: Life14 This is my last message to all of you as Chair of the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Japan Council.  As I step down on December 31… Read More

Gil Asakawa Discusses New Book with New England Region

On Thursday, December 8, Council Leader Gil Asakawa, nationally known journalist, blogger, speaker, and commentator on Japanese American and Asian American identity, gave a light-hearted informative personal tour of the Japanese… Read More

USJC 2022: Morning Plenary

The emcee, Ms. Yuko Kaifu (President, JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles), began the morning plenary session by welcoming Mr. Noriyuki Shikata, Cabinet Secretary for Public Affairs in the Prime Minister’s Office,… Read More

USJC 2022: Closing Plenary

The emcee, Mr. Sato, began the closing plenary session by welcoming Mr. Kamezawa to give his keynote address. Mr. Kamezawa remarked that today, peoples’ values and needs have become decentralized… Read More

USJC 2022: Lunch Plenary

Ms. Suzanne Basalla (President & CEO, U.S.-Japan Council) began the lunch plenary session by thanking all participants, special guests, members of the public, sponsors, partners, and USJC team members. She… Read More