National & Regional Events
Japan-United States Youth Economic Forum
The Forum is a bilateral youth sister cities meeting virtually hosted by KIF USA, KIF Japan, Junior Chamber (JC) Japan in collaborations with Japanese and American cities. The purpose of the forum is to foster youth business leaderships through citizen diplomacy movements between the United States and Japan. JC Japan has 30,000 active members who are youth entrepreneurs in Japan.
California Youth Leadership Summit
February 6, 2021
The Summit is hosted by the Sister Cities International Southern California Chapter and KIF USA. This nonprofit online event will be run by young professionals and college students for high school students throughout California, as well as high school students from around the world. The overriding theme of the online California Sister Cities Youth Leadership Summit is “Peace and Kindness.” See more
Japan-California Leadership Symposium
The Symposium is an ongoing U.S.-Japan regional event virtually hosted by KIF USA and Southern California Sister Cities. The purpose of the event is to enhance the longstanding bonds of friendship and collaboration between Japan and the United States at the subnational level, especially as it pertains to business, cultural, and community exchanges.
At Koyamada International Foundation (KIF), we are excited to create an initiative to support patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with gifts made directly to the Child Life Program as part of the ongoing efforts of our program, 1000 Ways to Give. Through 1000 Ways to Give, in the past 10 years we have provided international and local individuals and families with the resources they desperately need.
KIF and members of the study group agree that this cause is one we can do something about and are asking for your help to help the children of CHLA. KIF will collect monetary donations to purchase the requested items and will also accept in-kind donations of the actual technology.