Harvard for Japan is a cross-Harvard alliance created in response to the Great Tohoku Earthquake that struck Japan on March 11, 2011. Our mission is to spread awareness of the effects of the quake and the resulting aftershocks, tsunamis, and nuclear crisis and to help the affected regions. We are supported by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, the Harvard Foundation, and the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at the Weatherhead Center.

The Harvard Undergraduate Council has passed an Act sponsoring Harvard for Japan.

Numerous organizations at Harvard University have shown their support in the immediate aftermath of the disaster. See here for the list of organizations.

In addition to the members of the organizations above, students at the following schools of Harvard University are part of the movement:

  • Harvard College
  • Harvard Graduate School of the Arts and Sciences
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Harvard School of Public Health
  • Harvard Business School
  • Harvard Law School

Harvard for Japan has raised a total of $152,527 through our activities on campus immediately following the disaster. Donations were distributed to the following organizations that support the disaster-afflicted areas:

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To contact us, please e-mail info@harvardforjapan.org.

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