Once a month, we will choose one JET-organised community involvement project to spotlight on our website and AJET Connect online magazine. Each article includes the who, what, when, where and most importantly HOW, as well as what kind of impact it had on the JETs involved and their community. These are all projects that JETs can do. Use them as a springboard for your own ideas!
Community Spotlight16 Feb
“[The NAMASTE Art Exhibition] was envisaged to be an opportunity where foreigners and Japanese in Aomori can work together as a community to support the education of disadvantaged and impoverished . . .
Community Spotlight16 Jan
Last October, on the castle grounds of the former Akita Castle, the famous crescent-moon bearing helmet of the ferocious Date Masamune, the 17th century Lord of Sendai, glinted in the . . .
Community Spotlight16 Nov
“The Fukui Shi Orphanage celebrated Health and Sports Day this year in a way that was uniquely befitting of its origins. Forty-two years ago, the second Monday of October was . . .
Community Spotlight16 Oct
With one of the highest concentrations of JET (Japanese Exchange and Teaching) participants in Hokkaido, the Iwamizawa JETs, along with their families and friends, organised the Iwamizawa International Mini-Festival. This . . .
Community Spotlight16 Sep
It is election time again in the U.S., and in southern Nagano it is not just opinionated ex-pats that are discussing the issues. This past May, at Nakagawa Junior High . . .