“Story Art of Camp” at Films of Remembrance

Nakayoshi Young Professionals will be co-presenting the “Story Art of Camp” block of films at Films of Remembrance happening on Sunday, February 23rd at New People Cinemas in SF’s Japan Town (at 5 p.m.).  SJSU student Michelle Ikemoto’s animation entitled “Tule Lake”; Keiko Wright’s Student Academy Award winning film “Hiro” that explores her grandfather’s experience […]

Volunteer at this year’s Annual Day of Remembrance!

Nationwide, Day of Remembrance (DOR) has been commemorated on or near February 19th when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 in 1942, enforcing the exclusion, eviction, and incarceration of 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry, both citizens and immigrants.  It has become a time for diverse communities to stand together to carry the light for justice and reaffirm […]

Nakayoshi’s Annual Holiday Party 2013

SAVE THE DATE! Let’s celebrate the end of year by gathering at Nakayoshi’s Annual Holiday Party! Date: Saturday, December 14th 2013 Time: 7:00pm to 11:00pm Location: Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC), Issei Memorial Room 1840 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 * Dinner will be POTLUCK style so please indicate what […]

Recap and Reminder!

Nakayoshi Young Professionals had a remarkable time volunteering at St. Anthony Foundation last Sunday. Thanks to all those who volunteered! For information on further ways you can help, visit their website at http://www.stanthonysf.org/. *Reminding you also to join us at our upcoming Thanksgiving potluck/game night (A.K.A. “Gobble, Games, and Grub”) taking place at the JACL HQ in Japantown (1765 […]

You are invited to… Gobble, Games, and Grub!

We’re in the month of November and Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  Come join Nakayoshi Young Professionals for an evening of fun and excitement at our upcoming Thanksgiving-themed Game/Potluck event known as “Gobble, Games, and Grub” on Saturday, November 23rd from 6-10 p.m. at the JACL Headquarters in San Francisco’s Japantown (1765 Sutter st., 94115). You will have the opportunity […]

Nakayoshi November Event: Volunteering at St. Anthony Foundation

  St. Anthony Foundation provides over 3,000 people with food, clothing, recovery help for their drug and alcohol addictions, and medical care.  To date, more than 37 million meals have been served.   Exciting News!  On Sunday, November 10th, Nakayoshi Young Professionals will be volunteering at St. Anthony Foundation (150 Golden Gate Ave., SF 94102 -between […]

11 Days and Counting till EXPLORATORIUM

Join Nakayoshi for our next social event for September at the recently re-opened Exploratorium for their First Thursday adults-only evening event, After Dark: Transformation. Let’s go explore the wonders of mother nature’s awesome transformations, i.e. caterpillars turning into butterflies, are easy to see. But a closer look at the world reveals that matter is constantly […]

Volunteer event recap: Volunteering at the Mountain View Obon Festival and Bazaar!

On Sunday, July 21st, Nakayoshi Young Professionals volunteered at the Mountain View Obon Festival and Bazaar.  Volunteers assisted with making Udon, Tempura, and with selling Chicken Teriyaki until it was sold out at separate booths.  After volunteering, we had an opportunity to explore the rest of the festival and experience all that was in store.  […]

Nakayoshi Volunteer Event: At the Annual Mountain View Obon Festival & Bazaar

Mark your calendars Nakayoshiies!! The Annual Mountain View Obon Festival and Bazaar is only a month away happening on Sunday, July 21st. For those unfamiliar with Obon, this is a Japanese Buddhist cultural custom for honoring one’s ancestors. In the midst of volunteering, you’ll have opportunities to eat delicious foods, enjoy the entertainment, and participate […]