Writing and editing books, newspaper articles, magazine features and journal articles has contributed to a better understanding of the Japanese nonprofit NGO sector and current social issues. Sarajean also supports Japanese academics researching social issues or nonprofit NGOs in Japan, with the development of their English language publications, and presentations. For more information send a note using the comment box below.
2014-15 ARI project publications and conference presentations
*** Final project report (May 2015)
Bridging the Grassroots Booklet (English)
*** April 28, 2015 public event materials
The International Conference in Education, Research and Innovation (October 2014) Proceedings including papers and presentations:
BRIDGING THE GRASSROOTS: EDUCATION PROGRAMMING PROMOTING AGENTS OF SOCIAL CHANGE http://library.iated.org/view/ROSSITTO2014BRI
Presentation slides: Rossitto 1055 Bridging the Grassroots
SERVANT LEADERSHIP TRAINING: CHANGING COMMUNITIES FROM THE GRASSROOTS
Presentation slides: Servant leadership training 1058 Rossitto
The Inaugural Asian Symposium on Equity and Social Justice (October 2014)
Hiroshima ESJ Asia – Virtual presentation on Monday Oct 27
Presentation: Hiroshima conference ESJ Rossitto 201410 to share
Other articles and presentation materials:
Unequal impact: Gender in disasters
FEW Monthly meeting (March 2015)
Signs of hope: the change of government in Japan may have a positive impact in human rights, Human Rights Defender
published by Amnesty International Australia
JEN: A Tokyo-based NGO provides disaster relief and build communities around the world Metropolis (Feb 4, 2010)
The Japan Times,
Zeit Gist Column, January 19, 2010
Career Development Guide, FEW, December 2007
The Japan Times, 2007 Zeit Gist Columns Get involved & make a difference, Sept 11, 2007
Good news on the Nonprofit Sector, Sept 18, 2007
How to get involved and make a difference despite the challenges, Being A Broad Magazine, September 2007.
Articles in the American Chamber of Commerce Japan Journal, monthly
The Philanthropic Partnership: Businesses & nonprofits, despite differences, can learn to cooperate. October 2005.
Business matters, interview with Simon Spencer, July 2005.
Articles published in (Working and committing oneself professionally to nonprofit organizations), published by JUCEE, Shinpusya Publications, 2004.
* NPO houseitei no katei toso no jyuyousei (The significance of the process of the NPO Law development)
* Kusa no ne katsudo wo tsunagu: naze gurobaru ni kangae, rokaru ni koudou suru hitsuyou ga aru no ka (Bridging the grassroots: Why its important to think globally while acting locally)
Originals in Japanese, with major editing by Tominaga Yukiho.
Recent developments in the evolution of Japanese NGO’s – old file
Metropolis Global Village, Interview January 5, 2007, Issue 667
Keeping on keeping on — her way to social change By ANGELA JEFFS The Japan Times, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006
Sarajean Rossitto: NPO Champion Metropolis – Face and Places
January 27, 2006, Issue 618
American Chamber of Commerce Japan Journal, monthly magazine, Speaking of CSR: Roundtable discussion reveals a swirl of unresolved issues. December 2005
Community Service Directory 2011, published by FEW (October 2011)
Community Service Directory 2010, published by FEW (May 2010)
For-profit and Nonprofit Dynamics and Providers’ Failures: The Long-Term Care Insurance System in Japan, Article by Yuko Suda, (forthcoming, winter 2010).
The Long-Term Care Insurance System in Japan, Article by Yuko Suda, featured in Japan Social Science Journal, (forthcoming, winter 2009).
The Japanese NPO: Not just an institution but a vision, Article and presentation by Yuko Suda, featured in Japan Social Science Journal, (September, 2008).
Strategies Created and Dilemmas Experienced under the Long-Term Care Insurance System, Article by Yuko Suda, featured in Japan Social Science Journal, (September 2006).
Migration and Human Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring the Gender and Poverty Cycle, Chapter 2 of Human Trafficking and Racism, published by IMADR, (December 2006).
Handbook on Japanese Nonprofits and NGOs, English language book on key issues facing the Japanese nonprofit sector, published by The Japan Foundation, (Fall 2006).
Nichibei Pathfinding Opportunity Program Annual Project Reports, Bridging the Grassroots Vol. 1~ 3, Japan-US NPO Collaborations, published by JUCEE, 2002 – 2004.