Since its inception in 1985, Japan America Society of San Antonio (JASSA) leads to connect cultural and business communities in San Antonio with those in Japan through diverse grass roots exchange activities, aims to further enhance the friendships between Japan and San Antonio, and disseminate to the world the diverse and intrinsic values of San Antonio.
JAS-SA offers a wide variety of community events that promote Japanese culture and aids to build a personal bridge between America and Japan. New events are added regularly and members enjoy special benefits and privilaged access to some events
The traditional study of artisticly writing in Japanese kanji
Language courses for all ages and skill levels
A partnership that invests in the next generation of Japanese and American leaders through educational, cultural and leadership programs
Sharing Japanese culture with students in San Antonio
Active engagement to bring awareness to JAS-SA and how it can benefit potential members
Festivals, speech competitions and traditional events immerse members in Japanese culture
2024 Regional Japanese Language Speech Contest
Division 1: Poetry
- Onyoo Jung
- Mariana Hernandez
- Lara Miranda
Division 2: Haiku
- Jacob Duke
- Sarah Adeyemi
- Madeline Ibarra
Division 3: Free Speech High School Aurora
- Lauren Tippin
- Selina Ye
- Sean Monceaux
Division 4: Free Speech College/University
- Navtej Dharmapuri Thirumala
- Prescott Richmond
- Alyssa Burton
Our members are the life-blood of JAS-SA. If you're not already a member - please consider signing up today. Membership is open to anyone interested in learning more about Japan, the U.S., or the US-Japan relationship.
Business and Sponsor Membership
JASSA is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, making your sponsorship tax deductible. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us so that we can discuss how JASSA and your organization can work together.
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