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  • Fund Recipients: Japan Earthquake Relief Fund: Japan Society
    evacuate from the Tohoku region many of whom find themselves isolated and without support JCN will play a critical role in information sharing and networking among the approximately 200 organizations helping former Tohoku residents who are scattered from Hokkaido to Okinawa http www jpn civil net english English http www jpn civil net Japanese Japan Community Cinema Center コミュニティシネマセンター which brings quality community based film programs to regional areas throughout Japan uses its second grant to continue providing cultural and emotional support and unity in Tohoku through small and large scale screenings of classic and contemporary films Films and workshops will take place at temporary housing locations and in community spaces http cinema yell tohoku com Japanese Japanese Medical Society of America JMSA 米国日本人医師会 a two time Japan Earthquake Relief Fund grant recipient is a professional medical association of Japanese speaking doctors in New York The first grant supports JMSA s partnership with Kokoro no Care Nagomi a project to create community based multidisciplinary mental health care in Fukushima Services are provided to patients with symptoms resulting from the March 11 disaster as well as those with pre existing conditions Through the second grant JMSA partners with the Kokoro no Kakehashi and a coalition of collaborators including the Japan Association for Emergency Psychiatry Japan Medical Support Network University of California San Francisco JAMSnet Tokyo and New York and various local welfare organizations in Iwate Prefecture to provide mental health services to citizens in Otsuchi Iwate Prefecture and to create a new regional model for mental health care using mobile units and new communication technologies The project will also support the training and development of disaster psychiatrists and educate those affected by the disaster on issues of mental health http www jmsa org English Japan NPO Center 日本NPOセンター established after the Kobe earthquake to support the development of NPOs throughout Japan in partnership with its sister organization the Civil Society Initiative Fund 市民社会創造ファンド used funds from the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund to identify and support local community based grassroots NPOs and volunteer organizations involved in relief and sustainable recovery work throughout the affected region The grants were mostly small in size averaging 1 000 000 yen each and reach smaller community based organizations with speed and flexibility In this way community based organizations that are not well known but known in their communities were supported in their efforts in amounts appropriate to their size http www jnpoc ne jp p 985 English http www jnpoc ne jp Japanese Japan Primary Care Association 日本プライマリ ケア連合学会 is a professional society of medical practitioners researchers and students that promotes best practices in the medical and health and welfare fields In response to the Tohoku earthquake the Japan Primary Care Association established the Primary Care for All Team PCAT to undertake medical relief work in the region The Japan Earthquake Relief Fund supported PCAT multidisciplinary healthcare teams headed by doctors who provided medical care to evacuees in shelters and temporary housing and to those in need in their homes The healthcare teams also provided long term support for local physicians in the region to ensure that patients had access to continued primary care including a specialized team in obstetrics http pcforall primary care or jp eng English http www primary care or jp Japanese Japanese Society of Certified Clinical Psychologists 日本臨床心理士会 is an association of certified clinical psychologists with organizations in all 47 prefectures in Japan which serves and educates clinical psychologist Funds will support psychological support programs in Miyagi and Iwate Prefectures http www jsccp jp Japanese JEN ジェン a three time Japan Earthquake Relief Fund recipient is an international humanitarian relief and development organization with experience responding to disasters around the world including Japan Funds from the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund support JEN s work in Ishinomaki Miyagi Prefecture and enabled JEN to provide emergency relief and debris and sludge clean up and provided timely support to aqua farmers and fishermen in four ports on the Oshika peninsula The third grant supports JEN s Memory Program a storytelling contest that highlights the work of individuals active in Tohoku reconstruction http www jen npo org en English http www jen npo org Japanese KISYN 帰心の会 an organization started by five leading Japanese architects Kengo Kuma Toyo Ito Kazuyo Sejima Riken Yamamoto and Hiroshi Naito builds communal spaces called Home for All in communities devastated by the tsunami Partnering with a younger generation of architects and in close collaboration with local residents Home for All provides a place of comfort for sharing information and a place for discussing recovery and reconstruction The Relief Fund supported the construction of a Home for All for fishermen in Kamaishi city Kokoro no Sodanshitsu 心の相談室 is a collaborative effort of medical professionals and spiritual leaders to provide psycho social support to those affected by the 3 11 disasters through toll free telephone consultations and Café de Monk a radio program aired in Miyagi Fukushima and Iwate Prefectures http www sal tohoku ac jp kokoro diary cgi Japanese http www youtube com user Cobrapool Japanese MAKOTO supports and trains entrepreneurs in Miyagi Iwate and Fukushima Prefectures and started the Council of Supporting Entrepreneurs for Recovery which brings together organizations government officials corporations and universities interested in supporting entrepreneurship in Tohoku MAKOTO s programs include cocolin a co working space in Sendai a crowd funding site Challenge Star and a crowd sourcing program to match entrepreneurs with expertise A second grant from the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund supports MAKOTO s work with entrepreneurs in Tohoku http www mkto org eng index php English http www mkto org Japanese Mirai Kikin 東日本大震災こども未来基金 is a foundation established in direct response to the large number of children who lost one or both parents in the March 11 disaster Using a grant from the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund Mirai Kikin provided children who lost one or both parents with financial support for educational expenses Working with local boards of education and school principals eligible children

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  • Updates From Japan: Earthquake: About: Japan Society
    About Updates From Japan Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education

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  • Frequently Asked Questions: Japan Earthquake Relief Fund: Japan Society
    3 of the Internal Revenue Code Following your donation you will receive an acknowledgment for your 100 tax deductible donation with additional receipt information through the mail 3 What percentage of my donation will go to administrative costs 100 of donations will go directly to organizations in Japan contributing to the relief and recovery effort Japan Society is absorbing the administrative costs of establishing the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund and processing donations 4 How long will you be accepting donations As long as individuals corporations and foundations show interest in supporting the longer term recovery and reconstruction process in Japan Japan Society will keep the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund open for contributions As we know from past experience the need is great not just in the immediate aftermath of a disaster but also in the longer term recovery and reconstruction process 5 Is it possible to make a tax deductible donation as an anonymous donor Yes it is possible to make a tax deductible donation and credit your donation as anonymous Please indicate Anonymous in the donation form s Donor Acknowledgment field We will require your personal information in order to finalize payment and make your gift tax deductible but this information will not be disclosed We understand your privacy concerns and appreciate your support of the relief effort 6 I would like to set up a collection at my business workplace school club or place of worship for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund Is this possible Please contact with your name organization contact information and brief fundraising plan for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund In the meantime the most helpful way to assist Japan Society at this time is to direct those who are interested in making a contribution to our website www japansociety org earthquake Thank you for your help 7 Can I rent Japan Society s facilities for a fundraiser or partner with Japan Society to hold a fundraiser at your building Due to a full programming schedule and limited resources Japan Society is unable to accommodate additional onsite fundraisers In addition to our own fundraising events 50 of ticket and admission sales made from March 14 to June 30 2011 will go to the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund We appreciate your efforts and encourage you to consider the fund collection options outlined above 8 Can I volunteer instead of donating Japan Society has very limited needs for volunteers for the administration of the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund However if you wish you may send an email to Japan Society Human Resources at citing your background and qualifications We will contact you if an appropriate volunteer opportunity becomes available 9 I would like to donate clothing non perishable food toiletries art or other non cash items Is this possible We appreciate your enthusiasm and willingness to help the people of Japan but unfortunately Japan Society is not in a position to accept gifts of this nature due to limited resources 10 I would like to make a

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  • Education & Family: Programs: Japan Society
    and high school classroom teachers librarians and school administrators principals assistant principals and department chairs only and includes an intensive pre departure orientation and a study tour to Japan in June July for the cost of 1 200 Read more Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program Application information for Summer 2016 will be available by the end of November Connect with fellow students and future leaders from the United States and Japan this summer with the Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program Summer Program for High School Students in U S Ten selected US high school students live with a host family and attend a high school in the Tokyo metropolitan area for approximately three weeks Junior Fellows are selected based on their future leadership potential and demonstrated qualities necessary to a successful exchange experience ジャパン ソサエティ ジュニア フェロー リーダーシップ プログラム 春プログラム 日本の高校生対象 将来のリーダーとなる日本全国から選ばれた10名の高校生がニューヨーク近郊のホストファミリー宅に滞在し 学校体験 インデペンデント プロジェクト 研修旅行を通して受入国の理解を深め 日米のネットワークを広げます Click here to read about the 2015 program Social Networking Project Going Global Japan Society s Social Network connecting students in the United States Japan and Pakistan More Info Go To Website Teacher Resources Website About Japan A Teacher s Resource A dynamic website bringing together experts about Japan and K 12 educators to provide teaching ideas essays and multimedia resources Go To Website Education Programs are made possible by generous funding from The Freeman Foundation Generous support for the Educators Study Tour Professional Workshops for Teachers and the Junior Fellows Leadership Program is also provided by the United States Japan Foundation Additional support is provided by The Norinchukin Foundation Inc Chris A Wachenheim the Wendy Obernauer Foundation James Read Levy and Jon T Hutcheson The Going Global project is made possible by generous grants from The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership the Nissan Foundation and Toshiba International Foundation About

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  • Nihongo Chat
    is welcome to attend Admission 5 refreshments provided Please RSVP to language japansociety org or to 212 715 1293 Upcoming Chats Mark your calendar Friday March 25 Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat eNews Sign up Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events Subscribe Now Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Box Office Hours Monday 12 6 PM Tuesday Thursday 11 6 PM Friday 11 AM 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions 11 AM 5 PM Box Office 212 715 1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours Gallery Hours Japan Society Gallery is currently closed for installation of our spring exhibition In the Wake Japanese Photographers Respond to 3 11 Business Hours Monday Friday 9 30 AM 5 30 PM Japan Society will be closed February 13 14 15 20 21 and March 5 Phone 212 832 1155 Box Office 212 715 1258 Map and Contact Information Stay Connected Blog Facebook Twitter

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  • eNewsletter: Home: Japan Society
    Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities Attend the Annual Dinner Foundations Government Space Rentals eNewsletter Stay informed about Japan Society programs by signing up for our eNewsletter Japan Society does not share your personal information with third parties To subscribe please fill out this form indicates a required field First Name Last Name Email Weekly eNewsletter Receive information about all Japan Society programs for the upcoming week Weekly eNewsletter Additional Interests If you are interested in any particular type of Japan Society program and would like to receive additional emails on these topics please indicate which one s below Business Policy Exhibitions Family Programs Film Programs K 12 Programs Language Center Talks Performances Young Patron eCalendar Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education Family Film Gallery Innovators Network Language Center Performing Arts Talks Multimedia Articles Video Calendar Upcoming Events Here and There Press Press

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