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Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909
The purpose of the exchange program is to give the students a grassroots understanding of the United States, its people, language, and culture, as well as to teach the students about the local community and businesses. The program offers a homestay experience with an American family, visits to U.S. corporations, universities in Los Angeles. The program will allow the students to put into practice their English studies by giving them opportunites to speak English and interact with leaders and other persons from the local community.
This exchange program is hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council’s TOMODACHI Initiative and sponsored by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), including MUFG Bank and MUFG Union Bank, and the program expenses are paid by MUFG.
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