Hachioji International Association (HIA)
Hachioji International Association (HIA) now fulfills Communication Support, International Awareness , Interpretational Exchange Projects and Entrusted Project from Hachioji City such as consultation for foreigners . Most of projects are planned and operated by citizen volunteers.
Hachioji International Association Leaflet 八王子国際協会リーフレット2019
Support of communication in lives 生活・コミュニケーション支援
Support Desk for foreigners 在住外国人のためのサポートデスク
Support Desk for foreigners besides life consultation introduces specialist windows for legal, working, employment, education, child raising, medical services and provide living information ( free and strictly confidential ) open time: 10am -5pm except Sunday, National Holidays, end /beginning year (29th Dec-3rd Jan), building closed day
Professional Consultation by specialist for foreigners 外国人のための無料専門家相談会
We hold free consultation: Professional consultation by a lawyer and Professional consultation by an administrative scrivener with interpreter volunteers.
Professional consultation by a lawyer 2021-2022 – 10/16, 12/18, 3/19 click for details
Professional consultation by an administrative scrivener 2021-2022 – 9/25, 10/23, 11/27, 12/25, 1/22, 2/26, 3/26
Language Volunteer 語学ボランティア
We arrange interpreters for [Support desk], [Individual consultation by CAPS ( Certified Administrative Procedures Specialist ) for foreigners], [Free Consultation by Specialist for foreigners] and translation for various cases . We also arrange translation of Ginkgo, information guide by Hachioji City for foreigners in Hachioji.
Medical Volunteer 医療ボランティア
We arrange interpreter volunteer activities for examination at medical organization. We also support foreign citizens to take safe medical examination in cooperation with model hospitals. Click for details
Japanese Language Volunteer Training Course 日本語ボランティア養成講座
Japanese language is the basis of living for foreign citizens. Establishment of the Training Course will support Japanese people to learn knowledge and skill to act as learning supporters.
Learning Support 学習支援
We will host [ High School Entrance Guidance] in multi-language for the students and parents whose mother languages are not Japanese.
Against disaster prevention and disaster 防災・災害対応
Considering proposal by the 3rd term Foreign Citizen Conference, we established Project Committee against Disaster Prevention and Disaster and are trying to make a concrete scheme to support foreigners at the time of disaster.
Support for International Exchange and Cooperation activities 国際交流
International Festival 国際交流フェスティバル
We hold the festival under auspices of Hachioji Students Committee, JICA and Hachioji city aiming at opening to citizens chances to contact foreign and Japanese cultures and to understand multicultural society with enjoyment through events, exhibition, lecture, workshops etc.
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Sekai no Hitoto Fureai Time 世界の人とふれあいタイム
We promote communication and international understanding for Japanese citizens by inviting foreign guests who introduce their own countries by speech and films.
International communication in local communities 地域における国際交流
We do international communication including dietary education by arranging booth at festivals In order to promote communication between foreign citizens and general citizens in local communities.
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Promotion of International Awareness 国際理解
International Awareness Education 国際理解教育
We proceed class lessons in schools by foreign lecturers in considering international awareness education for children in cooperation with schools, local communities and foreign lecturers. We are now studying how international awareness of education should be.
Publicity 広 報
Publicity 広 報
We promote public relations cooperating with foreign citizens’ community, town council･ residents’ association etc. so that foreign citizens and Japanese citizens can recognize our association better. click for details