It's a new year for Charity Akita, and we were happy to welcome a new cohort of JET participants at the orientation at the Education Center with a sushi dinner. We would also like to formally announce our new board members! Please check out the "About Us" page for more details at the board members… Continue reading Welcoming 2019-2020 JETs!
The time has come to elect a new board for the 2019-2020 year. All members will be leaving Japan come July, excluding this tired old secretary, meaning all positions are open. Though our charter cites a preference toward folks who have regularly volunteered with Charity Akita, we will consider any and all applicants. If you have… Continue reading Join the Charity Akita Board for 2019-2020!
We will be hosting our annual book swap at the 2018 Skills Development Conference. Feel free to bring books and take some home! (You do not have to donate books to take some books from our stock 😉 ) Reading, especially for teachers, is an important brain tickler that we adults sometimes forget when life… Continue reading English Books in Akita!
Charity Akita has recently moved our website domain to WordPress. Information on the old website was not carried over in the move, which is why the website in its current form may seem a bit underpopulated. The new website includes public access to our financial reports, an overview of our tentative events calendar, and will… Continue reading New Website