International Association of Chigasaki is a nonprofit organization established in 1984. It is funded through membership fees and members volunteer their time and energy for various IAC projects.
We are making efforts through our grass-roots activities to improve our living conditions and environments via exchange and cooperation with people from around the world. Regardless of race, religion or politics, come join us and make a difference!

Number of Members
(as of March, 2015)

Individuals

Corporations

264

18


Annual membership
(yen)
Individual Student Corporation
3,000 1,000 10,000

IAC main activities
*Donation for needy people overseas
*Arranging home-stay programs for exchange students
*International education program at public schools
*Japanese language classes for foreigners
*Introduction of Japanese traditional culture
(tea ceremony, flower arrangement, Kimono fitting, etc.)
*Seminars on International topics and issues
*Support of the city’s medical care program and disaster relief
*International and Japanese cooking classes
*Publish English paper (Chigasaki Breeze) bi-monthly

IAC Groups
There are 18 groups for IAC members or foreigners.
Name of Group Outline of activity
Home Staying Arranging home-stay programs for exchange foreign students
Intercultural Arranging programs for Japanese high school exchange students
Japanese Culture Introduction of Japanese traditional culture to exchange foreign students
Chopsticks International and Japanese cooking classes
Japanese Language Class For foreigners on Sunday more information
Japanese Language Class For foreigners on Thursday
Supporting people from overseas Preparing manuals in many languages for foreigners
Educating International understanding for youth  
Understanding the International issues Holding seminar for citizens
Studying Discourses of Confucius  
Korean Language Class  
Spanish Conversation Class  
Chinese Languages Class  
Kids Event Planning and doing events for kids
Chigasaki Breeze Editing English paper for foreigners

Buy IAC T-shirts!
The logo proudly displays the symbol of Chigasaki - Eboshi Iwa
with starfish forming the letters I. A. C.
All profits go to the IAC charity fund.
Click on the shirt for more information.

Questions or suggestions? Please write to : info@chigasaki-iac.org
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