type: graduate
deadline: 12/31/2015
amount: up to $3,000

For more info, please contact:
Stephanie Kawahara
E: japancenter@international.ucla.edu
T: 310-825-4500

Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Community Outreach Program Fund
This fund is designed to promote deeper understanding among members of the Japanese American community of their rich and diverse heritage.

Non-profit organizations and qualified individuals are invited to apply for funding to co-sponsor exhibits and public seminars on subjects of broad interest dealing with Japan that will engage the Japanese American community to learn more about their heritage.

Past recipients of funding include:

2016-2017

Nikkei Student Union at UCLA: Nikkei Student Union’s 30th Annual Culture Night
Student-run production at Royce Hall that educates people on Japanese American Culture and promotes political awareness.

Nikkei Student Union at UCLA Odori: Satsuki no Mai: Dance of the Azalea
Satsuki no Mai offers ways of appreciating Japanese culture unseen in conventional nihon buyou performances to unify generations of Japanese Americans.

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center: Oshogatsu Children’s Workshop
Japanese Americans, youth ages 6-12 and their families, will learn about Japanese culture through visual (calligraphy), performing (taiko) and culinary arts (mochi making).

Japan American Society of Southern California: 4th Japan Bowl of California
Academic competition that tests the achievements of high school students who are studying the Japanese language.

Advocates for Language Learners El Marino: Children’s Day Festival
A festival in May 2016 showcasing Japanese Children's Day with performances in Japanese.

 

2015-16

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center: Remembering Sadako
Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace is a three-day event to celebrate the life of Sadako Sasaki and her wish for peace for children.

Little Tokyo Community Council: Sustainable Little Tokyo Community Forums
Seminars in four community forums throughout 2015 related to environmentalism in Japan and its connections to Little Tokyo.

Nikkei Student Union: Nikkei Student Union 29th Annual Cultural Night

  Student-run production at Royce Hall that educates people on Japanese American Culture and promotes political awareness.

2014-15

Japanese American National Museum: 2014 Natsu Matsuri Family Festival; G.W. Kimura
Festival will include crafts, cultural performances, lectures, and activities. 

MAK Center for Art and Architecture: Groundswell: Guerilla Architecture in Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake; Kimberli Meyer
Exhibition of new architecture projects after the Japan earthquake accompanied with a series of public lectures held at the Schindler House, Oct. 23, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015.

Nikkei Student Union at UCLA: Nikkei Student Union’s 28th Annual Culture Night; Shigehiro Naiki
Student-run production at Royce Hall that educates people on Japanese American Culture and promotes political awareness.

Tanaka Video: The Life and Times of Minoru Yasui; Ms. Tanaka and Ms. Yasui
Film about Min Yasui an Nisei attorney in Oregon during WWII who reopened a lost case 40 years later that helped all types of minorities gain rights in America.

 

**NEW APPLICATION TO BE FILED OUT AND SUBMITTED ONLINE. WILL BE AVAILABLE DEC 1ST**