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ICAS Wakai Event

To Tohoku : Rebuilding Japan

Sunday, July 17, 2011   15:00 - 20:30

Speaker:
  • Sarajean Rossitto

[WAKAI PROJECT]
This event is conceived to introduce students and interested parties to volunteer activities in Tohoku, and facilitate networking among relief-oriented NGOs toward common goals.
The event will be primarily directed to students and youth-oriented NGOs, however,event is open to all, and we hope to provide volunteer opportunities to all interested parties.

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Schedule:

3pm: Opening
3:30pm:Opening remarks
4-5:30pm: Panel Discussion
5:30-6pm: Q&A session, short presentations by NGOs
6pm-8pm: BBQ(available from 4pm), NGO booths, Small group discussion

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Organizers:

Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies
Temple University, Japan Campus

Sarajean Rossitto
Nonprofit NGO Program and Organizational Development Consultant
Japan Disaster Grant Adviser, Give 2 Asia www.give2asia.org/

This event is a continuation of related events, organized by a youth culture project at Temple University’s Japan Campus, through the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies.
See: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/events/2010/1204.html / http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=170641119631951

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Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies: Wakai Project
Produced by the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies’ WAKAI PROJECT at Temple University, Japan Campus. WAKAI provides a forum for students to interact with cultural innovators, advance serious discussion about social issues and problems facing young people, and impact social policy and debates concerning the status of youth in Japan. The network of universities and organizations that WAKAI draws on provides academic grounding to popular culture issues, and empowers students to integrate their academic and social lives.

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Date & Time:
Sunday, July 17, 2011   15:00 - 20:30 (Doors open at 14:30)
Venue:
U.S. Embassy Housing Compound
Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan
Moderator:
Kyle Cleveland (ICAS Associate Director)
Registration:
Required. Contact ICAS (icas@tuj.temple.edu) to register.

Speaker:

Sarajean Rossitto