J-Center at the USCCD
The J-Center serves as a clearinghouse for all things Japanese in the American Midwest.
An online database of Japanese cultural organizations, community exchanges, sports clubs, language groups, and business associations highlight the vibrant network of Japan-related opportunities in 12 states of the American Heartland.
The J-Center strengthens, promotes, and expands existing exchange and outreach activities aimed at fostering ties between Japan and the American Midwest. J-Center operations unite educational, governmental, business-oriented, and non-profit organizations with the shared vision of strong Japan-U.S. relationships.
Come and enjoy short Taiko and Shishimai performances from the JASI Taiko Club and Soten Taiko. In addition, come see a Kendo Demonstration from the Raccoon Valley Kendo Club and a Karate Demonstration from Traditional Karate Academy at Valley West Mall in West Des Moines, Iowa.
The Fulbright Memorial Fund is now accepting applications for the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Program (JFMF), administered by the Japan-United States Exchange Commission and the Institute of International Education. JFMF offers teachers and administrators of grades 1-12 the opportunity for a fully-funded, three-week professional development opportunity in Japan.
The Japan-America Society of Indiana (JASI) invites you to the Bonenkai & Appreciation Reception honoring Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. JASI is a not-for-profit cultural and educational organization whose mission is to serve as a bridge of friendship between the people of Indiana and Japan.