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The Honorable Margaret Reynolds, Chairperson of ACELG, Visits JLGC, New York

 We were very pleased to have the Honorable Margaret Reynolds visit our office on April 2nd. For the past several years she has been serving as Chairperson of the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG), in which capacity she works closely with our colleagues at JLGC Sydney, and her visit provided the opportunity for a lively discussion about local government in Australia compared to the US, as well as the historical and cultural factors underpinning our very different political and administrative systems. We also greatly enjoyed hearing about her work on Aboriginal and other human rights issues, and her current position as State Manager for National Disability Services in Hobart, Tasmania.

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Disaster Response: The gas explosion in Spanish Harlem
New York City’s emergency services swung immediately into action following an apparent natural gas explosion that brought down two buildings on Park Avenue between 116th and 117th Streets on Wednesday, March 12th, at around 9:30 in the morning.
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Who Knows Japan Better? A JET alumna promotes tourism
One very helpful service provided by the JET alumni is their ability to talk about Japan with people in their home countries, whether about the society and culture, food, places to visit, or current events.

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Fukushima University Group Visits JLGC

A group of students from Fukushima University came to JLGC on Friday, March 7th, as part of their visit to New York arranged by the Kakehashi Project, which is commissioned by the Japan-US Educational Commission and carried out by the Japan Foundation in cooperation with the Laurasian Institute.

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News Letter - JLGC NEWS LETTER (March 2014) - UPDATE!!

Current Issues:

No.78 (March 2014)       

    • The 2014 JETAA Regional Conference in Boston 

    • New York Times Travel Show 2014

    • CLAIR Fellowship Exchange Program 2013

    • Japan Week 2014  

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