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Last chance to sign up for our summer virtual trivia night! There are plenty of spots left, so Friends of JET are welcome to join as well! The theme is All Things Nihon. We will be covering topics from Japanese history to geography, pop culture, sports and more. These questions are not for the faint of heart - are you up for the challenge?!

If you would like to join the event and catch up with fellow alumni, but aren't interested in competing, you are still welcome to join as a Spectator!

Sign up here!

Questions? Contact our Marketing Coordinator, Alexis.

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Remember to RSVP to join the Wisconsin Subchapter on Saturday, August 27th, 2022 at 3 pm CST to celebrate summer and welcome back the JET returnees. We will be getting together in a backyard in New Berlin, WI, for some grilling and reminiscing about all our experiences from Japan in the sweltering heat of summer! We will have food, activities for the kids and adults, including water activities, and we hope you can wear your yukata!!

RSVP here!

Questions? Contact our Wisconsin Subchapter Representative, Adrianna.

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A new twist on an old favorite! The JETAA Chicago and Japan America Society of Chicago (JASC) YPC Book Club continues this October! Join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, October 18th, with a few special guests!

Our book club will focus on highlighting voices and stories with a strong connection to Japan. For our next meeting we have chosen Clark and Division. Written by Naomi Hirohara, set on the northside of Chicago in 1944, the story follows a young woman searching for the truth about her revered older sister’s death, bringing to focus the struggles of one Japanese American family released from mass incarceration at Manzanar during World War II.

Thanks to the efforts of the JASC, our discussion will be joined by representatives from the Arlington Heights Memorial Library and organizers of the One Book One Village initiative, Catalina Shin and Neal Parker. To learn more about the Library’s programs, click here!

Be sure to pick up a copy of the book and then join us for an evening of casual discussion in a virtual space via Zoom! Registrations are limited, so grab a spot while you can!

Sign up here!

If you have any questions, please reach out to info@jetaachicago.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Alumni Association of Chicago
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