Category Archives: JCYLC Meetups

2017 JCYLC a Great Success!!!

A huge thank you to all those who contributed to this year’s Young JC Leaders Conference! We had a wide variety of great conversations, thought provoking perspectives, and above all… a tonne of unforgettable fun!

Special thanks to Alex Miki for sharing a Comprehensive Overview of the Young Leaders perspectives. We’ll be posting more highlights and photos in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

A particular shout out to local Ottawa organizers Hugo Narumiya, Alex Okuda-Rayfuse, Mana Murata and Midori Kaga, and Young Leaders Committee members Alex Miki, Kiyomi Planidin, Ren Ito, and Jessica Kosonic!

A special thank you to the talented Kayla Isomura for her photography!

Subsidies for 2017 JCYLC

Keen to attend the 2017 JCYLC, but can’t afford the high cost of travelling across our vast country?!

The NAJC Young Leaders Committee can help alleviate the cost of transportation, accommodations and registration for this year’s JCYLC! Apply ASAP for a subsidy!

Subsidy applications are now due Monday, August 21st.

Click HERE to apply for a subsidy.

UPDATE: Register for the 2017 JCYLC!

Register today for this year’s 2017 Japanese Canadian Young Leaders Conference (JCYLC), taking place in the National Capital Region (Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec) on September 22-24, 2017. The JCYLC will be integrated into the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) Annual General Meeting & Conference (23-24 Sep) at the Canadian Museum of History, but we will also have young leaders-specific programming! More general info here.

Registration cost: $75 for under 30 year-olds (includes Gala dinner ticket!). This “early bird” deal is good until 31 August. REGISTER ASAP! Registration forms here: NAJC 2017 – Registration form

Program: (available here blue text denotes young leaders component of agenda) The theme of this year’s conferences is “Japanese Canadians: Past, Present and Future”, with plenty of opportunities for interesting and engaging discussions on a wide range of topics. More info on the conference program and themes here.

Subsidies are available to those requiring financial assistance. Click HERE for info!

We look forward to seeing you all in Ottawa this September!

SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Ottawa JCYLC (22-24 September)

The Young Leaders Committee is pleased to announce that the 2017 Japanese Canadian Young Leaders Conference (JCYLC) will take place in the National Capital Region (Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario and Quebec) on September 22-24, 2017. The JCYLC will be largely integrated into the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) Annual General Meeting (22 Sep) & Conference (23-24 Sep) at the Canadian Museum of History, but we will also have young leaders-specific programming!

Details on the 2017 Ottawa JCYLC here.

We look forward to seeing you all in Ottawa this September!