Alumni Reflections: Mason Williams

In order to understand what TOMODACHI means to me, it is important to understand the meaning itself – not merely as a word that we attach to powerful experiences, but… Read More

USJC Supports Black Communities

The U.S.-Japan Council stands with Black Nikkei families and the broader Black communities in the United States and abroad. We stand with them in declaring that Black Lives Matter and… Read More

Alumni Reflections: Iain Mason

Both USJC and TOMODACHI programs fostered an inclusive environment that supported space to speak freely of the experiences I’ve had with my “Blasian” (Black and Asian) identity, and shed… Read More