Real Advocacy Story Submission Form
Japanese teachers across America want to know how you advocate for your Japanese language program at your school. What would you say is your most successful advocacy activity? Please choose one and fill out the form below.

Pictures and sample flyers are also very welcome! Please email them to after you have clicked "Finish." Photos will be posted on the site, so make sure you have everyone's permission.

Questions marked with a red asterisk (*) are mandatory.

Submission of an advocacy activity does not guarantee its being posted on JFLA's website. The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles reserves the right to edit information submitted via this form for clarity and readability and to decline a submission for any reason.

*Title of your advocacy activity:  

(Examples: Sakura Viewing Festival, My Class's Poster Project, Middle School Campaign, Parent Night Speeches, Japan Newsletter, My School's Website Contest) 


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Your name:

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Your school: 


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*What kind of school is it?
Elementary school (private)
Elementary school (public)
Middle school (private)
Middle school (public)
High school (private)
High school (public)
University (private)
University (public)
Language school

Your school's city, state: 


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The date of your event (if applicable): 


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Objective of your advocacy activity: 


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*Short description of your advocacy activity: 


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Required materials:  

(Please write a list of the materials you used during this activity.) 


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Estimated budget:

(Did your activity require any money? If so, did you fundraise for it? How?) 


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(How did you prepare for your advocacy activity? How long did it take? Did you ask anybody to help you? Who?) 


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(How did you spread the word about your advocacy activity? There is a space at the bottom of the submission form for related links, if they still exist online.)


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(How do you know that your advocacy activity achieved your objective?)


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Related links

(Please post links to:

Media articles written before or after your event

Event listing pages

Facebook event pages

Newsletters posted online

Your website which mentioned your event 

Photo galleries of your event

Anything online which showcases your event) 


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[OPTIONAL] Please enter your email address below. It will not be shared on our Real Advocacy Stories page. We will only email you if we have a question for you, or to request a photograph to go along with your submission. 


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