Archive for April, 2013

A Tree Grows in Mie

April 26, 2013 – 

Planting in Mie

In commemoration of Japan’s gift of 3,000 cherry trees to the people of the United States in 1912, the United States- Japan Bridging Foundation and the United States government have partnered to gift 3,000 dogwood trees to the people of … » READ MORE

Robert Grondine

April 24, 2013 – 

We honor the legacy of Robert Grondine, former partner at White & Case; esteemed colleague and friend to many across Asia and the U.S.; and generous member of  the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation’s Japan Advisory Committee.… » READ MORE

Setagaya Friendship Blossoms Tree Planting Event

April 19, 2013 – 

Dogwood Trees were planted in Futako-Tamagawa Park in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo on Sunday, as a part of the Friendship Blossoms Initiative.


Paige Cottingham-Streater of the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation with corporate sponsors UPS, Coca-Cola, Prudential, GE and FedEx, and Bridging Scholar celebrate … » READ MORE

Summer Intern Opportunity Available

April 2, 2013 – 


Posting for JUSFC and USJBF: The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation in Washington, DC are seeking a summer intern to support current initiatives, especially the Friendship Blossoms Initiative, a public-private gift of 3,000 dogwood trees to the … » READ MORE