Nice To Meet You San Jose.

Kizuna is excited to be bringing our renowned workshops and activities to the San Jose area. Starting the weekend of August 5, 2017, we'll be introducing two workshops to give you a little preview of what we're all about. Looking forward to meeting you!

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What is Kizuna?

Kizuna's mission is to build a future for the Japanese American community through the education, empowerment, and engagement of the next generation.

Founded in 2011, we have built an entire network of programs in the Southern California area, helping our local community to thrive and grow. Through our programs, we've been able to build culture, service, and leadership in our community.

Learn more! Explore this site to see all about what we do!

Two Workshops. Double the Fun.

Kizuna is excited to offer two workshops, each focusing on a different age and cultural topic. Our workshops are sure to be educational, interactive, and of course, fun for all of our participants!

Choose one:

HIgh SchoolCollege & young Adult

High School Workshop

communication and community leadership

Ages: 14-18


The leadership skills & practices of an individual are highly influenced by the values they hold. This workshop explores how Japanese American cultural values influence and enhance our ability to be a leader.

After 5 years of implementation and feedback, Kizuna's Cultural Values seminar is one of the best workshops we run!


Friday, August 4, 2017

San Jose Buddhist Temple
640 N 5th Street
San Jose, CA 95112


Registration: $30 per student (to be charged later)

Dinner provided.

College & Young Adult Workshop

Definitive Community Engagement

Ages: 18-24+


Interested in taking a leadership role in your community? This seminar provides knowledge, tools, and skills to support next generation leaders. Discuss your community landscape, and gain skills to help you navigate and create change.


Saturday, August 5, 2017

Yu-Ai Kai
588 N 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112


This workshop is free for participants.

This seminar features Kizuna's highly acclaimed "Bridging Generations" workshop.

Lunch will be provided

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