Japan-America Societies

Each of the six New England states has one or more groups devoted to promoting social, cultural, educational and business relationships between Japan and the United States. Please use the contact list below to find out about activities and membership.


The Japan Society of Greater Hartford
E-mail: JSofGH@gmail.com
The Japan-U.S. Society of Fairfield County, Inc .
Tel: 203-912-3757
E-mail: sakamaki0624@optonline.net


The Japan-America Society of Maine
P.O. Box 8461, Portland, ME 04104-8461
Tel: 207-771-0224
E-mail: learn_japanese@maine-japan.org




A non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting understanding between Japan and Massachusetts. Offers business programs, cultural activities, and social/networking gatherings. Also offers Japanese language classes for adults at all levels and will tailor corporate on-site programs upon request.

The Japanese American Citizens League
New England Contact: Marge Yamamoto
Tel: 781-259-9444
E-mail: newengland@jacl.org

An international and civil rights organization representing Americans of Japanese ancestry. The New England chapter supports programs that increase public awareness and understanding of Japanese Americans and enhance U.S.-Japan relations.

The Japanese Association of Greater Boston
361 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02174
Fax: 781-648-8404
E-mail: JAGB@tiac.net

This group operates the Japanese Language School of Greater Boston, publishes a directory of members and a newsletter, and sponsors social events.

New England JET Alumni Association (NEJETAA)
c/o the Consulate General of Japan in Boston,
22nd Floor, Federal Reserve Plaza,
600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
Tel: 617-973-9772

A networking and social organization for former participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program.

New Hampshire

The Japan-America Society of New Hampshire
82 Court Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Tel/Fax: 603-433-1360

Dedicated to education about the Portsmouth Peace Treaty of 1905.

Rhode Island

The Japan-America Society and Black Ships Festival of Rhode Island
28 Pelham Street, Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401-846-2720
Fax: 401-846-5600
E-Mail: events@edgenet.net


The Japan-America Society of Vermont
29 Ethan Allen Avenue, Box 7, Colchester, VT 05446
Tel: 802-655-4197
E-mail: info@jasv.org