Buy Delta PDX-Japan Golden Raffle Tickets NOW

April 15, 2024Here's the perfect opportunity to get TWO ROUND-TRIP TICKETS for just one raffle ticket! All proceeds benefit JASO programming.

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.

April 20th, NEXT Pop-Up Lunch at Tokyo Sando

April 8, 2024For NEXT members only, join NEXT for lunch at acclaimed food cart Tokyo Sando in downtown Portland! This is a pop-up event — no registration necessary, just come!

Study Japanese Language in Person

April 3, 2024CLASSES START VERY SOON, register now!

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. Take advantage of the discounted early-registration rates!

April 26th, Shodo with Sora: Celebrating Connection through Calligraphy

March 19, 2024ONLY 20 SEATS AVAILABLE - REGISTER NOW. Join us in experiencing the depth and beauty of shodo through community connection. All shodo materials provided.

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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April 20th, The 28th Annual Toyama Cup

January 24, 2024Calling all students in university, college, and community college studying Japanese in Oregon and SW Washington! This event is free and welcomes spectators.

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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