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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Oct 27, Eat Well. Live Well. with Ajinomoto

The food processing industry continues to be hugely important to the US-Japan business relationship here. No company exemplifies that more than Ajinomoto – with several facilities in Oregon, and part of a global network as
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10.8.2022 New JASO Next event

Apple Picking and Lunch meetup Join JASO NEXT for our apple picking and lunch meetup event! We will be meeting on Saturday October 8th,10:30AM at Kiyokawa Orchard for apple picking, and then for lunch at
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Oct 6, The Future of Home

Successful Japanese entrepreneurship here in our community – amazing speaker, fascinating topic, delicious sushi, beer and small-batch craft wine, tons of networking time – all for less than $30. In our newest Business Speaker Series
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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