A JACL Kakehashi Project group visits Kyoto in 2014.
Washington, D.C. – Applications for the December 13-22, 2015 and January 10-19, 2016 Kakehashi trips are due on Wednesday, September 30th!
Currently enrolled 18 to 25 year-old Japanese American and Asian American students are eligible (you do not need to be a JACL member to apply). Selected students will visit Japan on a 9-day trip sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 2014, over 80 students traveled to Japan with the JACL Kakehashi Project, with groups visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, and Fukushima. Highlights included a tour of the Tokyo National Museum, a rice harvesting and onigiri making demonstration in the Japanese countryside, and a visit to the Imperial Palace.
Don’t miss your chance! Click here to apply to the 2015-2016 JACL Kakehashi Project today!