Kakehashi Project Participants Paid a Courtesy Call on Consul General Ono(January 21, 2015)

On January 21st, six Japanese participants in the Kakehashi Project program “Community Advocacy by Young Professionals” paid a courtesy call on Consul General Ono. This program is one of the youth exchanges for North America of the Kakehashi Project –The Bridge for Tomorrow-.

The six young community leaders expressed their ambitions to deepen their understanding of the United States, to share the attraction of local area communities in Japan in the United States, and to help promote deeper understanding between our two countries.

(Remarks) KAKEHASHI Project - The Bridge for Tomorrow- (Youth Exchange program in the United States
This project aims to heighten potential interest in Japan and increase the number of overseas visitors to the country, as well as enhance international understanding of the “Japan brand,” or the nation’s strengths and attractiveness.