Event Announcement: “White Paper on Foreign Children” Publication Launch Forum

There will be an event “White Paper on Foreign Children” Publication Launch Forum ‘Aiming to create a society where children with foreign backgrounds can live with hope – Discussion on offering support according to their developmental stages-‘ hosted by Kanagawa International Foundation.

Sunday, July 9, 2017, 13:00-17:00
*After the forum, there will be a tea party with the lectures and participants.
Kanagawa Kankoku Kaikan (Kanagawa Korean Hall) (5-min walk from West Exit of Yokohama Station)
http://www.mindan-kanagawa.com/about/access/
 Free
100 participants (Registration on a first-come-first-served basis)
Akashi Shoten, Public interest incorporated foundation Kanagawa International Foundation
Please send your Name, Address, Telephone number, Affiliation either by e-mail, phone, or fax to the contact below.

Public interest incorporated foundation Kanagawa International Foundation
Multicultural coexistence and cooperation promotion group (Contact personnel: Tomimoto)
TEL:045-620-4466 FAX:045-620-0025
URL:http://www.kifjp.org/ e-mail:tabunkajoin@kifjp.org


[1] Keynote lecture by Yoshimi Kojima, Associate professor at Aich Shukutoku University
“Current state of children with foreign backgrounds – Need for the support according to the development stages, from the pre-school stage until they go to work -”
[2] Practical report
(1) Lilian Matsui (Nursery staff at YMCA Izumi Nursery School)
“An on-site report on the childcare and parenting support in Japan”
(2) Chiharu Otani (School teacher at Hiratsuka city Kyokuryo junior high school)
“To support the independence in Japanese society – the scheme of assistance connecting school, home, and community -”
(3) Iki Tanaka (General coordinator, Foreign residents’ children support group, NPO Youth Support Center)
“Educational security and job assistance for the youth with foreign backgrounds – For the future society where diversity means affluence -”
[3] Discussion “Aiming to create a society where children can live with hope”
MC: Ryoichi Yamano (Professor at Nayoro City University)
Speakers: Yoshimi Kojima, Lilian Matsui, Chiharu Otani, Iki Tanaka

* Please click below to see the flyer (PDF file.)

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