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The Garden of the Phoenix

Omron Foundation supported the Garden of the Phoenix in Chicago's Jackson Park by donating funds to create the digital content which tells the 160-year story of the history of Japan-American relations in the US. This content describes the friendship, turmoil, and prosperity between the US and Japan and is part of a larger park which is home to SKYLANDING by Yoko Ono as well as a revitalized landscape, and future pavilion, and is a public space to reflect on our history and future. More information can be found at: www.gardenofthephoenix.org/#timeline

Concordia Language Villages "Mori no Ike" Japanese Language Village

Omron Foundation has supported scholarships for interested students to attend two-week visits to the "Mori no Ike" Japanese language village during it's summer program. This program has encouraged young people to embark on a lifelong journey of acquiring fluency in Japanese and becoming versed in Japanese culture.

North Central College Japanese Language Program

Omron Foundation has supported Japanese Language Program of North Central College, a 150 year old college in Naperville, Illinois. North Central College has been teaching Japanese since the 1800s and has been exchanging students since the program's inception. The Foundation's grant support students each year to visit Japan to study for 10 week terms or longer.

Streamwood High School World Languages and International Studies Academy

Omron Foundation has supported Streamwood High School's World Languages and International Studies Academy Experiential learning program, helping students attend a two week summer school in a small village of Shimane Prefecture, Japan, helping students gain an understanding of the Japanese culture.

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