The Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (GVJCCA) is a non-profit organization that builds communities, and advocates for social justice primarily for people in Canada of Japanese heritage, and their families. The GVJCCA is the publisher of The Bulletin/Geppo, a journal of Japanese Canadian community, history & culture.
Our summer is in full swing.
Our summer is in full swing. Starting with the swing of the golf club at the Tonari Gumi Greater Vancouver JCCA Charity Classic Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 8.
We have some of the GVJCCA board directors, and the president who will be playing in the tournament so please say hi to them.
And also, we've been working on preparation for our annual GVJCCA Wild Salmon BBQ & Musubi Sushi Booth and GVJCCA Community Booth on Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6. Our BBQ and d booth will be at the corner of Jackson and Powell Streets near the Vancouver Buddhist Temple. The community booth will be in Oppenheimer Park along with other Japanese Canadian groups for Powell Street Festival. Please drop by and enjoy some delicious food and check out the materials at our community booth. Our BBQ and Musubi is our major fundraiser so we appreciate your continuing support.
Thank you! Enjoy your summer!
Welcome to our 2017 Summer Students
Welcome to our GVJCCA Summer Students for 2017
(l to r) Jessica Fletcher, Communications Administrator; Atieh Yekta, Event Coordinator; Joe Liao, Archival Assistant
The summer students will be at the GVJCCA office #249 on the second floor at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre from Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m. except for our wild salmon barbecue & musubi BC Day weekend from August 4. You can drop by and renew your membership or buy a copy of Honouring Our People. You will also see the students at our BBQ musubi food booth and community booth at Powell Street Festival. Drop by and say hi.
You can also contact us by email email@example.com and by phone 604.777.5222 [our phone issues have been resolved, thanks for your patience] and via Canada Post, mail to GVJCCA 249 - 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7
GVJCCA Job Posting for Administrative Assistant
Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association is seeking part-time administrative assistance for 5 hours per week. Administrative Assistant Location: GVJCCA Office is #249 – 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, second floor of the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre Position Purpose: The goal of the Administrative Assistant is to support the Read more →
JCCA Keirokai – January 21, 2017
JCCA Keirokai is our annual celebration to respect our elders. “Kei” is Japanese for honour or respect and “ro” refers to elders, and this annual event is our way to pay tribute to the seniors in our community. Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 1 to 4 p.m. Nikkei Centre, 6688 Read more →
NAJC Statement – U.S. Election and Racist Acts in Canada
The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) and Japanese Canadians join with Japanese Americans and allies who are denouncing the racist acts and rhetoric following the US election. The election of Donald Trump appears to have emboldened many to speak and act on their belief that differences in race, ethnicity, Read more →
Publishing monthly since 1958, The Bulletin/Geppo is a bilingual English/Japanese journal of Japanese Canadian community, history & culture. EXPLORE
The GVJCCA Human Rights Committee works with and supports the Japanese Canadian community, other human rights groups, and ethno-cultural organizations to promote human rights, and combat racism and discrimination, locally and internationally. EXPLORE
This bilingual Japanese/English Human Rights Guide is an online resource for those with questions surrounding rights and freedoms in Canada. EXPLORE