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US Presidential Election 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016   19:00 - 21:00

Panelists:
  • Alexander C. Gonzalez (TUJ student and a former US Navy Intelligence Specialist - representing the policies of Hilary Rodham Clinton)
  • Richard Evanoff (Professor of International Communication at Aoyama Gakuin University - representing the policies of Jill Stein)
  • Jon Southurst (Business-tech and economic development writer - representing the policies of Donald Trump)
  • Sarajean Rossitto

Time table:
18:30: Doors open
19:00 -19:30: Voter registration for US citizens (no need to bring anything to register)
19:30: Program starts

While we have been hearing about the US presidential candidates for over a year, many are still not away of the candidates views on key issues. This event offer an opportunity to hear presentations on the policies proposed by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, as well as those of the Jill Stein (Greens) and Gary Johnson (Libetarian).  This program is organized thanks to Sarajean Rossitto a Tokyo-based nonprofit NGO consultant.  She has taught in the TUJ NGO management program since 2003.

There will be short presentations on specifics issues as determined by the moderator and organizer followed by more specific policy questions.

This event does not aim to be a debate or dramatization of candidate views.

Date & Time:
Friday, October 14, 2016   19:00 - 21:00
Venue:
5F, Mita Hall
Temple University, Japan Campus
4-1-27 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Moderator:
Robert Dujarric (ICAS Director)
Registration:
If possible, we ask you to register by E-mail (icas@tuj.temple.edu) , but we always welcome participants even you do not register. / 参加登録はなしでも参加できますので、直接会場へお越しください。

Panelists:

Alexander C. Gonzalez

TUJ student and a former US Navy Intelligence Specialist - representing the policies of Hilary Rodham Clinton

Alexander C. Gonzalez is a former US Navy Intelligence Specialist, who has deployed to the Middle East and Asia. He worked on Bernie Sanders’ campaign as a volunteer coordinator and served as a Sanders delegate at-large for Democrats Abroad’s Asia-Pacific region.  Alexander is currently studying International Relations at Temple University, Japan Campus.

Richard Evanoff

Professor of International Communication at Aoyama Gakuin University - representing the policies of Jill Stein

Richard Evanoff helped found the U.S. Greens Abroad on January 31, 2000 and has served as Clearinghouse Coordinator for the group, which continues as an informal network of Green Party supporters.  He teaches international ethics at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo.

Jon Southurst

Business-tech and economic development writer - representing the policies of Donald Trump

Jon Southurst is a business-tech and economic development writer. His work has appeared in numerous blogs, UN development appeals, and Canadian & Australian newspapers.

Sarajean Rossitto