Upcoming Book Talk on January 23

Inspirational Dialogues: Upcoming Virtual Book Talk The Architecture of Confinement – Incarceration Camps of the Pacific War Jan 23, 2024 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST | Zoom Meeting Register Now    

The 2024 Vimy Pilgrimage Award

The Vimy Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2024 Vimy Pilgrimage Award, another exciting educational opportunity for students (aged 14-17) across Canada.   The award recognizes youth who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to their communities and consists of a fully funded, week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study the First World War....Continue reading

Online Japanese College Fair Fall 2023

This is an announcement for the “Online Japanese College Fair Fall 2023” to be held November 14-16. This fair will feature 19 universities that welcome international students. Some of the leading universities participating in the fair include Sophia University, International Christian University (ICU), Keio University, and the University of Tsukuba. These universities are top ranked...

Community Project Grant – Vimy Inspires Tomorrow

Do you know a young person who is making a difference in the community?  Vimy Inspires Tomorrow is a history-based leadership program for youth in Canada, ages 13-17. It is designed to encourage youth to develop leadership skills that they can use to make a positive impact in their communities. Youth who complete the program are eligible...Continue reading

NAJC Young Leaders Committee

On behalf of the NAJC Young Leaders Committee, thank you to everyone who attended the NAJC AGM conference in Winnipeg this September! The NAJC Young Leaders Committee is comprised of young Japanese Canadian leaders from across Canada looking to engage and connect other young leaders (YLs) through local and national events and projects. In the...Continue reading

Kayla Isomura: packing for unknown journeys

I was very curious how others would respond. I applied for the National Association of Japanese Canadians’ (NAJC) Young Leaders Fund to help support the idea, and while I was waiting to hear back about the grant, I began mentioning the idea to folks.Continue reading

2017 JCYLC a Great Success!!!

A huge thank you to all those who contributed to this year’s Young JC Leaders Conference! We had a wide variety of great conversations, thought provoking perspectives, and above all… a tonne of unforgettable fun! Special thanks to Alex Miki for sharing a Comprehensive Overview of the Young Leaders perspectives. We’ll be posting more highlights and...Continue reading

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