Japan’s pacifism and America’s gun culture: Views from a Global Classmates Summit participant

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Shun Wetlesen, a freshman studying at Pacific University, participated in the Global Classmates Summit held in Washington, D.C. from July 26 to August 4. In this piece for the Sasakawa USA blog, he writes about how a summit session at Sasakawa USA inspired a discussion about Japanese pacifism and U.S. gun culture among the participants.

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Inaugural Global Classmates Summit unites students from U.S., Japan for week of cultural exchange

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Kizuna Across Cultures’ inaugural Global Classmates Summit brought twelve high school students from the United States and Japan to Washington, D.C. for a week of cross-cultural exchange, language practice, and professional development. The Summit took place from July 28 to August 5 and included meetings with U.S.-Japan experts such as Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt.

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