Dreaming Big to Support Our Seniors

Over the last few weeks, we have been rolling out KEIRO’s new Grants Program. Designed to extend our resources to the most vulnerable older adults in the Japanese American and Japanese community, the Grants Program has been an opportunity for me to learn more about the existing programs and services currently being offered in our…

Why I Volunteer and Still Call the Facilities “Keiro” – Part 1

By Guest Blogger June Aochi Berk A few years ago I happened to see a documentary by Diane Estelle Vicari, “Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness” which tells the powerful story of Chiune Sugihara, Japan’s consul to Lithuania in 1940. At great risk to his career, his life and the lives of his family, defying Tokyo, Sugihara issued…