Donguri Kai program is proud to announce the Fall Sports Day Camp! It is a full day, in-person, drop-off day camp for children in 1st – 6th grades. The day camp offers fun activities – a fall craft project, onigiri making, and Japanese Sports Day activities in the gym. The registration closes on October 5, […]
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Come to JASC for Soup & Rice Friday, September 23 6:00pm – 8:00pm Are you ready to attend a community meal and support a good cause? Based on the idea of Soup & Bread community meals, we are hosting our own community meal and gathering. How does this work? Volunteer soup makers bring a crock […]
Learn how to make Autumn-themed Nerikiri with Wagashi Master, Toshiko Sugii Steffes. Attendees will make colorful Chrysanthemum designs of Nerikiri sweets. This design is called “Kisewata(着せ綿)” and is a special design for “Chō yō no sekku（重陽の節句)” which means chrysanthemums celebrations or longevity celebration on September 9th. Chrysanthemums are believed to have the power to purge […]
Please join us to celebrate the 2022 Scholarship Recipients in an online celebration on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Register in advance HERE. The evening’s program can be viewed here. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. More information on the Scholarship […]
Tickets are now on sale HERE! The JASC Board of Directors hope you can join the in-person celebration from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Artifact Events, 4325 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago. Street parking is available. The evening will be a wonderful opportunity to gather in-person and raise a glass with […]
Spread the word! Applications are due in one month. Interested students should submit applications to the JASC office c/o Scholarship Committee. Click here for application form and more information.
The TEAACH Act: What it means for Illinois, educators, and the Japanese American community Sunday, February 20, 2022 2:00-3:30 PM Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark Street PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Click here to register or call (773) 275-0097 if you are unable to register online Masks and proof of vaccination required. There will be no refreshments […]
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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2021 Japanese American Service Committee Statement on the Continuing Violence Against Asian Americans We mourn for the eight people and their families killed by a gunman in Georgia earlier this week. This senseless tragedy that included six Asian American women happens as the rate of hate crimes […]