Thurs, June 20th, Business Success with your Japanese Colleagues & Clients

May 15, 2024Attendees joining us in person will receive a free bento!

6月26日, JASO主催、ビジネスワークショップ『日米異文化マネジメント』

May 15, 2024ハイブリッド形式で開催され、イベント会場に来られる方のみお弁当をご用意いたします。

May 2024, Live Your Colour is hiring!

April 30, 2024Have interest in Japanese products and can work at least one day per week? Please send your resume to Maarlie Mari at

May 23rd, Annual Gala & General Meeting

April 8, 2024Sign up for our Gala today to do good, have fun, learn about our wider community, and support JASO.

Study Japanese Language in Person

April 3, 2024Class has filled before the registration deadline. We hope you can join us next time in September for fall term!

June 8th, Hina Sugita Community Cheer Section

April 2, 2024Join the community to cheer on soccer superstar Hina Sugita in the Portland Thorns vs North Carolina Courage game! Tickets always sell quickly.

Study Japanese Language on Zoom

March 22, 2024Are you an adult and work with Japanese colleagues or planning a future trip to Japan for business? Our group Japanese Language Classes on Zoom will help.

Donate NOW for the Noto peninsula recovery

January 29, 2024If you want to donate to support victims and help recovery efforts in the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa-ken, JASO has now opened a dedicated site to receive and forward 100% of your donation. JASO had success in 2018 in the aftermath of the southern Hokkaido earthquake in working with Open Japan – a local Japanese
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From JASO to those in the Noto Peninsula and surrounding areas

January 3, 2024令和6年能登半島地震による被害を目の当たりにし、悲しみにたえません。被災された方々、避難されている方々、並びに復旧作業に関わっている方々に心からお見舞いを申し上げます。

Private Japanese Classes Now Available

April 28, 2020JASO 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 classes take place online over Zoom. If you’d like an individualized course structured to your personal needs, complete the attached
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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!


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