Wed Dec. 7 Leveraging Social Media for Career Advancement ~Workshop & Networking~

Join us as we discuss how to use LinkedIn and other social media platforms to help develop your brand, career, business, and involvement in the community. Registration includes a complimentary headshot to update your social
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November 2022, NOW HIRING

Travel Portland is hiring and has several job openings: Content Project Manager Business Development Director Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Coordinator Technical Business Analyst Convention Marketing Coordinator Click the link below to learn more and
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Thurs Dec 1, JASO 2022 Gala

Join us as we come together for our first full in-person annual fundraiser since 2019! Spend the evening at the beautiful Portland Art Museum seeing old friends and meeting new ones, visiting with colleagues and
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Nov. 20, Online Japanese Cooking Class

Back by popular demand, JASO NEXT is excited to bring you another opportunity to learn Japanese cookery with Andrea Obana! With her instruction, we’ll prepare a comforting fall menu featuring braised chicken and taro root
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Oct 26 & Oct 27 Apparel Industry Event

If you work in, or know someone who works in sports, outdoor, lifestyle, or the apparel industry – and they want to connect to Japan and the latest trends in textiles, click here to learn
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Oct 15, 2022 Two Internships Available Now

JASO is looking for two interns to start as soon as possible, to help with our expanding programs, with the implementation of our new strategic plan, and to help us serve our membership and community
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Oct. 21, JASO New Member Orientation

Our New Member Orientation Meeting is for Members who have recently joined JASO Members who aren’t new but want to understand more about our work Non-members who are considering joining JASO Everyone is welcome to
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Oct. 23, Hina Sugita Cheer Section at Thorns Playoff Game

今年からポートランド・ソーンズFC (英語 : Portland Thorns FC) に、日本女子代表のミッドフィールドサッカー選手、杉田妃和さんが加わり、嬉しいことにポートランド・ソーンズFCはプレーオフに進出が決定しました。10月23日に準決勝戦がプロビデンスパークにて開催されます。杉田選手とチームをサポートするために、一緒に応援しに行きませんか。 Please join us as we to create a Cheer Section for Portland Thorns’ Japanese international soccer star, Hina Sugita, at the Portland Thorns semifinal game in the 2022
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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