Monday, August 07, 2006

Skills Building for Social Change 7

Sept 23, 2006
10:30 am to 6:30pm, party to follow
[Location and Access] Harajuku/Omotesando area
Jingumae Kumin Kaikan,
* 5-8 minutes from Harajuku (JR) and Meiji Jingumae (Chiyoda Subway) Stations.
Participation fee: 3500yen - 3000yen with Forum 7 flier or postcard

10:30 –12:30 Panel Discussion.
Working together for Africa in Japan
Representatives from nonprofits & NGOs working with Africa will present perspectives on the issues they focus on, their Africa-based projects, the importance of action in Japan & how you can get involved.
Masaki Inaba, Africa Japan Forum (AJF)
Jane Best, Refugees International Japan (RIJ)
Noriko Takasaki, Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR)
Moderator: Sarajean Rossitto,

2:00-5:00 Concurrent Skills Building Workshops
For students, nonprofit NGO staff, volunteers and anyone interested in getting involved.

Workshop A: Managing volunteers and interns
Facilitator: Sarajean Rossitto, nonprofit NGO consultant

Workshop B: Effective PR and outreach for nonprofits and NGOs
Facilitator: John McCreery, The Word Works

Workshop C: Creative fundraising
Facilitator: Daniela Papi, The PEPY Ride

5:00-6:00 Wrap up Discussion
A review of the days events with a focus on how we can each become more active in community activities.

Please contact to register.