SEAD Program and Cultural Development Fund Applications

The 2020 deadline to return applications for grants from the Sports,Education and Arts Program and the Cultural Development Fund is fast approaching! Please note that all grant applications need to be submitted by June 30, 2020 at 2pm CDT. Cultural Development Fund The purpose of the CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT program is to: provide financial assistance to community...

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NAJC Young Leaders Fund Applications

 Supporting young leaders in Japanese Canadian communities across Canada  Community • Culture • Heritage The Young Leaders Committee of the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) is proud to manage the Young Leaders Fund to support youth across Canada, giving Japanese Canadian youth the opportunity to help realize projects and initiatives. Successful applicants can receive...

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Burning Province

The TORONTO NAJC presents Burning Province Poems, plays & prose in a time of a pandemic and protests Tuesday, June 23, 2020 7:30 – 8:30pm EDT REGISTRATION Introducing poet Michael Prior currently living in St. Paul (Twin Cities), Minnesota and author of “Burning Province” who along with Julie Tamiko Manning & Matt Miwa of...

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NAJC Mask-making Workshop

Skip the controversy of wearing masks. Covid has brought masks into the mainstream as an essential wardrobe item. Join costume designer, poet, woman of theatre Laura Fukumoto for a fun and engaging mask-making workshop and learn to make your own....

TADAIMA! A Community Virtual Pilgrimage

Tadaima! is a collaborative undertaking that brings together representatives from many different parts of the Nikkei community, including Canadians, as well as scholars, artists, and educators committed to actively memorializing the history of Japanese  American incarceration during WWII.   from Japanese American Memorial Pilgrimages website In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, each...

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NAJC Statement on Black Lives Matter

The National Association of Japanese Canadians supports the call for an end to the violence against Black people. We protest the racism experienced by Black Canadians and Americans which has all too often included their deaths at the hands of law enforcement. We question how this could happen especially in their homes, and jogging...

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