2020 AALD Interviews Available for Viewing

Delegates of the Asian American Leadership Delegation were featured in a series of interviews, in which they shared their thoughts on how the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives… Read More

10/8: Notes from President Basalla

This is a series in which USJC President & CEO Suzanne Basalla shares her thoughts directly with the USJC community.   Yesterday, October 7, marks Irene Hirano Inouye’s birthday and also… Read More

9/24: Notes from President Basalla

Hi, Everyone.  Thank you to all who joined us for last week’s Bilateral Boardroom. We were thrilled to see the high levels of participation and, especially,… Read More

Members Gather for Picnic in Chicago

The Midwest/Chicago region recently came together for a much-anticipated gathering of members. USJC Associate Eric Hattori (ELP ’18) provided delicious Asian fusion cuisine from his food truck… Read More

Ford Foundation Awards Grant to USJC

The U.S.-Japan Council (USJC) is pleased to announce that it has received a $250,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, one of the world’s leading private foundations. In approving the grant… Read More

How to Join the Bilateral Boardroom

Thank you for registering for the U.S.-Japan Council Bilateral Boardroom. To view in English, please click here.To view with Japanese interpretation, please click here. Read More

In Appreciation: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

The U.S.-Japan Council thanks Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his legacy of strengthened U.S.-Japan relations, and for his commitment to the Council and its mission. We were saddened to hear… Read More