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Apply Soon for Youth Programs in Japan

The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC) is inviting interested youth to apply for its second-annual Takahashi Youth Ambassador Fellowship Program to Japan.

This unique two-year youth scholarship program, culminating with a trip to Japan in summer 2013 is open to 8-11th grade students interested in learning more about their Nikkei heritage, gaining valuable leadership skills, participating in their community, creating international friendships and experiencing culture first-hand through a 10-day trip to Japan.

There are two information sessions hosted on the program at the JCCCNC — 1840 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 — on Wednesday, April 4, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., and on Saturday, April 7, from 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.. The group welcomes interested individuals and organizational representatives to attend.

Please RSVP by calling (415) 567-5505 or e-mail programs events if you are interested in attending one of the meetings. The application deadline is Friday, April 27.

Janet Levaux