Japanese Canadian Young Leaders

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The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC)

The NAJC is a non-profit incorporated community organization in Canada that represents the Japanese Canadian community. Formed in 1947, the NAJC focuses on human rights and community development. The NAJC is the major sponsor of the JCYLC 2014, which will run concurrently with the NAJC Annual General Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. www.najc.ca

This conference has been organized with support from:

The Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association

The Bulletin • Geppo


Canadian Tourism Commission

Chibi Taiko

Chika Buston

City of Burnaby

Duane Kamiya’s Minuteman Press

East Van Graphics

Fujiya / Hi Genki

Glico Canada Corporation

Hapa Izakaya

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Katari Taiko

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

Nikkei Place Foundation

Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society

Nikkei Voice

Powell Street Festival Society

Ricepaper Magazine

Safeway Holidays

Sawagi Taiko

Steveston Buddhist Temple

Steveston Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Tetsu Taiko

Tonari Gumi

Tourism Vancouver

University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology

Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall


Thank you to our many volunteers who dedicated their invaluable time and support. A special thank you to our volunteer professionals who helped capture the conference: John Endo Greenaway, Greg Masuda, Alejandro Yoshizawa, Koichi Saito, Kazuho Yamamoto, Adam Smith and Yosh Inouye.

Many thanks to everyone who helped put this conference together!