Sat Aug 20, 9am, NEXT Ki Coffee Meet Up

Join our casual, friendly Meet Up Join JASO NEXT members for a casual meetup event starting at Ki Coffee on Saturday August 20th at 9am, followed by walking to the nearby Beaverton Farmers Market. JASO
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Sat August 13, 一期一会:An Evening of Japanese Artistry

Immerse yourself in a beautifully fleeting evening of Japanese artistry at Portland Art Museum on Saturday August 13 from 6-8pm. Ichi-go ichi-e describes the cultural concept of treasuring the unrepeatable nature of a moment. Internationally
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from Sept 20, Japanese Language Class in Salem

Join us in Salem, in-person, and let’s study Japanese together This fall term, JASO is offering Japanese Language Classes in-person, in Salem! This class is for beginners, for all with no or little real study
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August 28, Paella + Pinot at Denison Cellars

Unfoturnately, due to a combination of the weather and seasonal demands, Denision has had to postpone it’s planned August 7 gathering. The event is now scheduled for August 28th. Join Tim, Denise, Lisa and the
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July 2022, Two positions available at the Portland Art Museum

Portland Art Museum is seeking two talented individuals for Graphic Designer Associate and Senior Audio/Visual Technician.

Saturday August 20 @ 2pm, Dances of Three Nations

“Dances of Three Nations:” August 20, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at “The Round” (12600 SW Crescent Street, Beaverton, OR 97005) The Chinese, Japanese and Korean communities in Portland, Oregon are cooperating once again to bring
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Friday August 26, Golf Tournament

Friendly or more serious, Scramble or Stroke Play, includes Friendship Cup – Team Japan vs Team USA! Join us in the fresh air for 18 holes of golf followed by buffet dinner, all kinds of
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Oregon Governor honors Shinzo Abe

Governor Brown Orders Flags at Half-Mast Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags to be flown at half-mast as a part of her honoring the former Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe. The Governor issued
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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