Friday, March 17, 2006

Forum workshops

Some Forum shots

Saturday World Peace Now! march

Maybe some of you would be interested in this : the next peace march is tomorrow !!!
Join us!
Saturday afternoon:
World peace now march/parade
in the hibiya/ginza area
more info:
fun starts at 1:30 but the parade itself does not start until 3:30/4:00
PSC'ers interested meet at hibiya station exit A14 at 3:30pm
Please contact by 12noon on Saturday if you are coming along.

Monday night
PSC planning meeting
we will have our bi-weekly meeting of the PSC
agenda: forum 5, PR and next steps
Please contact if you can join.

You can share information on your events by joining our yahoo group -
just write to

Skills Build Forum 5
Saturday, April 22, 2006, 10am -6:30pm
Tickets: 3000 yen
Location: Jingumae Kumin Kaikan
Map and Access info:
For details, contact

Monday, March 06, 2006

Welcome to our new page: People for Social Change

Welcome to the Blogspot for the PSC!

This year we are have several events coming up and hope you can join us!

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the was
very good to see and talk to you all.

I would like to have a post-swap review/forum 5 planning meeting next week.

Please let me know which of the following dates and times work for you -
1. Friday, Mar 17 5-7pm
2. Friday, Mar 17 8-10 pm
3 Saturday Mar 18, 9-11am
4 Saturday, Mar 18 4-6pm
5. Monday, March 20 7-9 pm

Thanks again - looking forward to seeing you netx week!

Tokyo Community News, March 2006

Tokyo Community Events:
March 2006, People for Social Change

Friday, March 3rd, 12:00 - 14:00
Peace Boat lecture by Emilie McGlone
Venue Choo Choo Hot Fish Cafe
Lecture, slideshow, lunch and conversation about international issues.
Lunch specials for only 500 yen!

Saturday March 4, 2:00 to 4:00pm
SWAP-A-LOT: English Book, CD and DVD Swap
PSC Networking and Fundraising Event:
Donation: 500yen or more.
Location: Jingumae Kumin Kaikan神宮前区民会館
Map and Access info:
to get a map on your keitai send a blank Email to
Each participant can bring a maximum of 20 items.
To find out more, contact

Sunday March 5, 2:00-6:00
Rainbow Talk 2006
Symposium on same sex couple law
Venue Gakushyuin University 西5号館302教室, Mejiro
Access information
For more information, contact
tel: 03-3986-0221
Participation fee:500円

Friday March 10, 10am
Annual NPO and Corporate Relations Forum
Sponsored by the Japan NPO Center
For schedule details and on line application, check out the website:

Saturday, March 11, From 6:00
A Festival of Colors: 4th Annual Peace and Poetry Gala
Location: Tokyo American Club Ballroom.
Participation fee: 20,000 yen per person, 30,000 yen per person for Premium
For more information contact: Penny Poe, 3505-6091,
Coordinating organization: Swaminathan Foundation in Tokyo.;

Saturday March 11, 2:00- 5:00pm
Presentation and Panel Discussion on Anti-Terrorism Policies
and Discrimination against Non-Japanese in Japan
Location: Rikyou University, Ikebukuro
Participation fee: 1000
sponsored by Migrant workers network and Amnesty International Japan
Advanced registration is required:
For more information contact:
TEL:03-3518-6777 FAX:03-3518-6778

Friday, March 17, 7:30 - 9:00
Planning meeting #1 for Forum 5
Meeting at the PSC office, Maruko Bldg, 3F, Ueno-Okachimachi area
1-20-6 Higashiueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8605
A map can be found at
Contact for more information

Wednesday March 29, 7:00- 9:00
Movie for discussion "The Dreams of Sparrows"
Groundbreaking Film From Iraq
Film content appropriate for people over 18 years of age due to
violence depicted.
Cost: 4500 yen per person, includes Middle Eastern Buffet Dinner and Film.
Map and directions available at
Presented by Democrats Abroad Japan, RBR Center for the Arts and
People for Social Change

Friday, March 31, 7:30 - 9:00
Planning meeting #2 for Forum 5
Meeting at the PSC office, Maruko Bldg, 3F, Ueno-Okachimachi area
1-20-6 Higashiueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8605
A map can be found at
Contact for more information

"Help needed"

Global Internship Program
Looking for nonprofit and non-government organizations
interested in hosting US university students for an internship program.
Internship period: Sept to Dec 2006
Host recruitment period: March 2006
Contact for program information.

Looking for people working in NGOs who have being working in Iraq to
make a short presentation in March at a film showing. Please contact if you or someone you know might be interested.
We want to list your group's events!
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Welcome to the Blogspot for the PSC!

this year we are have several events coming up and hope you can join us!

Skills Building for Social Change 2006

Forums for activist skills development

Panel discussions and workshops devoted to
information sharing and skills development.