During our youth trip to Okayama last June, we were presented with a disk containing many older photos from Okayama and San Jose related to the Sister City activities. These were meticulously collected by Hisako Kunitomi, long time supporter and industrious worker between Japan and the US. When our youth travelers went to a Zen temple, Hisako met our group and graciously told the kids how the Sister City movement strongly affected her life in a very positive way. We plan on posting her groups of images on our site soon.
Anniversary visit to US by Okayama officials and citizens. Okayama Mayor is speaking at San Jose’s Japanese Friendship Garden. Others in the image include San Jose Mayor Susan Hammer and Pacific Neighbors President Dennis King.