JETAA USA is a member of JET Alumni Association International (JETAA I). JETAA I was created in 1989 to strengthen and maintain the bonds of friendship developed between JET Program participants. JETAA I has 53,000+ alumni in 52 chapters spanning 17 countries, with the most members in the USA. Country chapters are supported by JETAAi.
JETAA USA (JET Alumni Association of the United States of America) supports the JET Program, the US chapters and membership. We promote a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the US through our local JETAA chapter activities, thus playing an important role in the promotion of US-Japan relations. JETAA US chapters promote Japan and Japanese culture in the form of community, cultural and social events on a grassroots level.
AJET (Association of JETs) is an independent, not-for-profit government relations organization that supports JET Programme participants in cooperation with the Council for Local Authorities and International Relations, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Internal Communication.