KOIN 6 celebrates Hina Sugita and Asian women in our community

The Japan America Society is thankful that KOIN 6, and especially Elizabeth Dihn and Brenna Greene, are taking the time to highlight and celebrate Asian women in our community. Many of them, not just Hina,
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Thurs, June 22 Cross-Cultural Business Workshop with Sue Shinomiya

The world has mostly emerged from the global pandemic, but what has changed and what hasn’t among business people and consumers in Japan? What do we need to know about the culture, society, trends and
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Fri. July 21 Japanese Beer Garden!

New location! The Patio @ 900 SW 5th Ave, PortlandDon’t wait until the last minute to buy tickets, this event sells out quickly!No tickets available at the door.Register Today! 今年もJASOビアガーデンでお会いしましょう! 冷たいビール、屋台メニュー、そして生演奏をお友達や同僚の方々と堪能して頂けるイベントです。 お申し込みはお早めにお願いいたします! 当日券は販売しておりませんのでご了承ください。 JASO Member $35, Non-Member
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Thurs June 8, JASO Gala

JASO Gala, It’s About People, 縁 JASO is about people. It’s about connecting. It’s about sharing that place in our heart that we have for Japan. It’s about gathering together as a community – passionate
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Sun. May 7 Brewery tour and tasting at SakéOne

JASO NEXT Committee is excited to offer a young professionals-oriented “field trip” to internationally acclaimed and local saké brewery SakéONE! Led by our own committee member and saké sommelier Jack Lien, we’ll tour the brewery and
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from April 11, Salem Japanese Language Courses

Make your commitment to learning Japanese language in-person, in Salem on Tuesday evenings throughout spring. Find out all details and sign-up now by clicking on the Learn More button below.

March 2023, Made in Oregon NOW HIRING!

Full-time and part-time positions available at the Washington Square Mall, Clackamas Town Center, and Portland International Airport.

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!


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