The Boston Foundation, The Fish Family Foundation and
The Japan Society of Boston cordially invite you to:
JDRFB Final Report on Tohoku
Report by JDRFB, Speaker Perspective on Tohoku, Film Screening & Reception
Join the Japanese Disaster Relief Fund Boston for an evening of appreciation; a final report; a briefing on Tohoku “Beyond 3.11” by MIT’s Shun Kanda, and a film screening of “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story” by Director Regge Life.
JDRFB is no longer accepting or soliciting further donations, grant proposals or requests for funding.
This event also marks JDRFB's completion of its two-year operation.
When: Monday, March 11, 2013 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: The Boston Foundation 75 Arlington Street, Boston
4:00PM - 4:30PM Speaking Program/Final Reporting by JDRFB
Kate Gueji, Vice President of The Boston Foundation
Peter Grilli, President of The Japan Society of Boston/Co-Founder of JDRFB
Akira Muto, Consul General of Japan in Boston
Atsuko Toko Fish, Trusteeof The Fish Family Foundation/Co-Founder of JDRFB
4:30PM - 4:40PM Special Briefing
"BEYOND 3.11" - a special briefing by Shun Kanda, MIT Department ofArchitecture/Director: MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative
4:40PM - 6:05PM Film Screening
"Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story" - a documentary film by Director Regge Life
6:05PM - 7:00PM Reception (light refreshments + sorft drinks)
Space is limited.
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About The Japanese Disaster Relief Fund Boston
Established in March 2011, JDRFB is a two-year collaboration among The Boston Foundation, The Fish Family Foundation, and The Japan Society of Boston. As it is ceasing its two-year operation, JDRFB is no longer accepting or soliciting further donations, grant proposals or requests for funding. If you'd like to continue your support of Tohoku, please visit our grants page for the complete list of our grantees for you to consider directly contributing to. Again, we thank you for your support!
About Shun Kanda, MIT Department of Architecture/Director: MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative
MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative was launched in March 2011 by the Office of the President, MIT. The Initiative is based in the MIT Center for International Studies & the MIT Japan Program. Its activities have been enabled by the generous funding of the MIT Community of Faculty & Students, the Japanese Disaster Relief Fund-Boston, and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.
About Live Your Dream and filmmaker Regge Life
This inspirational film, Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story, will tell the story of a young woman living her dream and inspire viewers to seize the moment and chase their own dreams. Regge Life’s award winning ethnographic documentaries on Asia, West Africa and the Caribbean have won him international praise. His films are part of permanent collections at more than 800 schools and libraries worldwide.
Special thanks to the followings for making the event special:
JET Alumni Association of New England for its collaboration to host the reception,
Misao Kaneko for her design talent and the event evite, and
Snappy Sushi for delicious dushi.
Kozue Sawame, The Fish Family Foundation
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When & Where
Japanese Disaster Relief Fund - Boston
The Japanese Disaster Relief Fund – Boston (JDRFB) was created as a local vehicle for giving to aid those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
This Fund is a unique collaboration among three nonprofit organizations: the Boston Foundation, The Japan Society of Boston and the Fish Family Foundation. Our expertise in grant making and our networks in Japan enable us to make direct impact grants to organizations and communities with the greatest need.
For more info, visit www.jdrfb.org.