On August 30, 2018, as part of Sasakawa USA’s Alumni Program, Sasakawa USA partnered with the U.S. Association for Former Members of Congress – Congressional Study Group on Japan (FMC – CSGJ) to host 19 of our congressional alumni for a reception at Kaz Sushi Bistro. Alumni who joined us were former participants of CSGJ’s delegations to Japan and Weekend Asia Retreats in Baltimore or East West Center in Washington’s Congressional Program on Asia (CSPA), which are all sponsored by Sasakawa USA.
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Seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives participated on a tour of Japan in late February through the Congressional Study Group on Japan (CSGJ), sponsored by Sasakawa USA. The delegation arrived in Tokyo on February 18 to embark on a week-long trip to enhance their understanding of Japan. The trip included meetings with Japan’s
Author: Christa Desrets
On the surface, dining out in Japan is not an inherently stressful experience. But on this particular night, a vocabulary mishap paired with the anxiety of meeting my new host family for the first time made for a memorable evening.
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Expands Program Dedicated to Bilateral Legislative Dialogue in 20th Anniversary Year Sasakawa USA is pleased to announce a new partnership with The congressional study group on Japan (CSGJ), with a grant to the Study Group in support of its commitment to programming on legislative dialogue and U.S.-Japan relations. “We are pleased to partner with the Study Group, the premier