Feb 7, Japan Update, Women’s Leadership Panel Announcement

Oregon’s Attorney General joins panel discussion on Women’s Leadership Ellen Rosenblum, Oregon’s first-ever female Attorney General, will join as our third panelist in our inaugural Japan Update event luncheon on Thursday February 7th at the
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PSU CJS Japan Constitution Lecture Series, Jan 29, Feb 12, Mar 5

Academic experts from Kyushu, Sophia and Harvard universities explore differing elements of the Postwar Japanese Constitution in a 3-lecture series running through the winter term. Jan 29, Constitutional Amendments for the Future Feb 12, The
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Feb 7, Women in Leadership: Inspiring Stories of Success Across Sectors

Join us as we continue our discussion on the roles and opportunities for women in the workplace in both the USA and in Japan; and support the discussion and education on women’s empowerment in today’s
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Jan 22, E-Commerce Business Seminar in Japanese

January 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm JASO Conference Room on the 3rd Floor, 221 NW 2nd Ave, Portland Free to register This seminar is only in Japanese language. Register Here  

from Jan 22, Winter Term Japanese Language for Business Classes

JASO offers 4 language class levels for winter term, 8 weeks of 90-minute classes from Jan 22 to March 14. If you’re unsure of your level, sign up first, then let’s talk. We’ll find the
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to Jan 13, Hokusai Manga Exhibition at Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden is hosting this month to complement their current exhibition Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics. Hokusai Manga and Manga: Pictures that Come to Life Portland
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Portland Japanese Garden is seeking a membership manager

Portland Japanese Garden is hiring a Membership Manager to oversee the Garden’s growing membership program. Details: Job Posting – FT Membership Manager (3)

Jan 17, 2019 New Year Celebration Event

Join us for our traditional Japanese New Year’s Celebration including Osechi, sushi, dessert, beer and sake, traditional music, Japanese calligraphy, fukubukuro, kimono and more. Celebrate the Year of the boar with your friends and colleagues
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Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Oregon

JASO (ja-zo) is a member-based, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization consisting of corporations and individuals in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

JASO was established in 1907, and is the 3rd oldest Japan America Society in the US.

Our mission is to develop business and community by strengthening the US-Japan relationship. If you are an organization or an individual, and you are passionate about the importance of the US-Japan relationship, we invite you to join us and get involved today!

Featured Members:






Shokookai of Portland