Newsletter: Pride 2017 Issue

June is Pride month, and in celebration, your Press Officer will take entries for a mid-June Pride issue! To participate, please note the following details: Word count: 100-200 Deadline for submissions: June 10, 2017, 11:00 a.m. Theme: Pride-tastic story from your time in JET. This is a pretty free topic, but that's the point. Brainstorm and we're sure you'll find … Continue reading Newsletter: Pride 2017 Issue

Newsletter Subscription Under Construction

We've been updating our website. Unfortunately, this process has meant some technical issues with adding our newsletter subscription to the website. If you aren't subscribed to the newsletter but would like to catch up, here are the links to the most recent newsletters: June 19, 2017: Newsletter 2017-2018, Issue 6 Contents: Austin Survey Update, Outgoing … Continue reading Newsletter Subscription Under Construction

Houston Book Club First Meeting Announcement

The first JETAA Houston Book Club meeting details have been finalized: Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017 Time: 10:30 A.M Place: EQ Heights (1030 Heights Blvd.) Book: Silence by Shusaku Endo Please be aware that parking may be limited. For those close enough, car-pooling or ubering may be preferable. Our Houston Rep, Emily Gurvis, will arrive … Continue reading Houston Book Club First Meeting Announcement

2017-2018 Board

JET Alumni Association Region 9, Texas and Oklahoma, hosted elections this spring, inviting platforms from interested and eligible candidates starting Feb 22, 2017 (announced via newsletter). On March 13, 2017, candidates and their platforms were announced and voting commenced using Survey Monkey. Voting closed on March 20, 2017. The following elected board representatives and vacancies … Continue reading 2017-2018 Board

A Foodie Newsletter Just for JET Alumni

The May mid-month newsletter will be all about food, celebrating a hot hot summer bounty with memories and recipes from our time in JET. We would love your participation, and there are two ways to contribute. First, your recipes! Eligible submissions: A recipe for something you personally made during JET, limited to 250 words. It doesn't … Continue reading A Foodie Newsletter Just for JET Alumni

Volunteers Needed: Japan Fest Booth, May 6-7, 2017

If you're a JET Alumni and you want to volunteer at our booth at Japan Festival Houston 2017,  May 6 or May 7, here's how: 1. Click the In It Live link: 2. Create an account for volunteers at Japan Fest by entering your first & last name, email address, and a password for … Continue reading Volunteers Needed: Japan Fest Booth, May 6-7, 2017

Houston Book Club Announcement

Houston has spoken! The books selected for the first Houston-area book club are, in order of month of suggested reading: July 2017:  Silence by Shusaku Endo September 2017:  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot November 2017: Our Land was a Forest by Kayano Shigeru January 2018: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz … Continue reading Houston Book Club Announcement