San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Tohoku Tomo website: tohokutomo.com
Taylor Anderson Memorial Foundation website: taylorandersonmemorialfund.org
You may also be interested in downloading the e-book, "The 3/11 Disaster in Miyagi, Japan: True Stories of Japanese and Americans," by Mihoko Terada, Director of the Taylor Anderson Memorial Foundation's Japan office. Half of the book's royalties will be donated to the Foundation. For more information, visit the book's Facebook Page.
Taylor Anderson was a Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program teacher in Ishinomaki, Japan when she lost her life in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The Taylor Anderson Memorial Foundation helps students, schools, and families in the Ishinomaki and general Tohoku area recover from the disaster as Taylor's family expects she would have wanted. The Foundation pursues Taylor's dream of being a bridge between the U.S. and Japan.
Co-sponsored by Berkeley Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (Berkeley JACL), Choya Umeshu, NEW PEOPLE, Oakland-Fukuoka Sister City Association, Pika Pika, PwC, Sapporo, SF Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League
Supported by: Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, Hawaii Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (HCCNC), J weekly, Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC), Japan Society of Northern California, Keizai Silicon Valley, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, SF Japanese-English Toastmasters Club (SF JETS)
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The JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization consisting of former participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program who now live in Northern California or Nevada. The all-volunteer organization serves as a network and resource for alumni, and provides assistance to the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco for a wide range of initiatives, including local U.S.-Japan exchange activities and recruitment and orientation for the JET Program.