Spring 2023 Group Language Classes on Zoom

If you’re an adult and work with Japanese colleagues or you’re planning a future trip to Japan for business, our Japanese Language Classes will help. We cover business situations even at the beginner levels, but
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Sat April 29, Hina Cheer Section @ Portland Thorns

Join us as community comes together and we celebrate Japanese international soccer star, Hina Sugita, at the Portland Thorns vs Angel City game at Providence Park on Saturday April 29, 7:30pm kick-off. Bring your voice,
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Thurs, April 13 The St.Cousair Story

Join us on a journey as President & CEO Naoki Kuze takes us from a small ski lodge in rural Nagano-ken to the creation and expansion of two separate food product brands, St.Cousair and Kuze
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Sat, March 11 Pacific Northwest Japan Bowl

On Saturday, March 11th, over 120 people will gather at Clark College’s Gaiser Hall in Vancouver, Washington for the Sixth Annual Pacific Northwest Japan Bowl, owned and hosted by JASO. Thirty-nine high school students supported
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Sun. March 19, JASO Next Event: Meet the Maker

JASO Members are invited to join the Next committee as we meet Seiji Nanbu at his cafe, Electrica Coffee! Through Q&A we’ll be learning how he’s come to be a cafe owner, event producer, and
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Jan 2023, Japanese Language Group Classes

Our Winter Term classes kick-off the week of January 23, with classes for 8 weeks running through to mid-March. Seven different levels to choose from, affordable rates, professional teachers, aimed for business and after-work social
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Private Japanese Classes Now Available

JASO is now able to offer private one-on-one Japanese language classes, personalized to your needs. Each class is 60 minutes long, and you can choose when, for what purpose, and how often to study. All
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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