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More Than Trees Grow in Brooklyn Now
While Brooklyn has a lot of things, one would not normally expect to find a working farm there these days. However, right across the street from the front entrance of IKEA is the Red Hook Community Farm, a 2.75 acre space with approximately two acres of land under cultivation at the moment.

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More Than Trees Grow in Brooklyn Now

While Brooklyn has a lot of things, one would not normally expect to find a working farm there these days. However, right across the street from the front entrance of IKEA is the Red Hook Community Farm, a 2.75 acre space with approximately two acres of land under cultivation at the moment.

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JLGC NEWS LETTER (July 2014) - UPDATE!!

    ・A Greeting from the Executive Director

    ・Introduction of New JLGC Staff

    ・Japan Day 2014 in Central Park

    ・An In-Depth Look into the 2014 JETAA Canada Conference in Toronto

    ・New JLGC Staff visit Novi, Michigan
     
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Japanese High School Students Campaign for an End to Nuclear Weapons

 JLGC was pleased to host a visit by a group of high school students from the City of Hiroshima and Okinawa Prefecture, two places with living memories of the horrors of war, who visited New York along with the Mayor of Hiroshima, Mr. Kazumi Matsui. Mayor Matsui came, along with other members of the group Mayors for Peace, to attend the Preparatory Meeting leading up to the 2015 Nuclear Non-proliferation Review Conference at the United Nations.  He was accompanied by the students, who met with various people in New York and collected signatures for their petition calling for the abolishment of all nuclear weapons.

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Fellowship Exchange Program

"Fellowship Exchange Program"  ~ Updated for the Fellowship Exchange Program 2014 which will be held in Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan !

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New York Debuts the Nation's First Urban Post-Disaster Housing Prototype

On June 10th, New York City’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) officially unveiled the first prototype in the US for a ready-made, modular, post-disaster housing unit specifically designed to meet the needs of a crowded urban environment such as that in the Five Boroughs and the greater New York City region.

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