Paper Cranes for Japan inspired a global movement in which young people from 38 countries and every U.S. state folded cranes as a symbolic gesture of hope and healing for their peers in Japan. One year on, we look back on the moments that created a worldwide movement.
The tsunami ravaged hundreds of miles of Japan's coastline, and many of the communities here are so small and remote that they are not receiving much governmental assistance. Learn how we're partnering with Architecture for Humanity to help communities renew and rebuild.
On January 13, 2012, the magnificent Paper Crane Sculpture premiered. Composed of 100,000 of your paper cranes and designed by students at Tohoku University of Art & Design, the sculpture is the centerpiece of a Gift by Gift for a Better World - 3-day public workshop at Sendai Train Station in Sendai, Japan.
Students Rebuild invites you to join us for Gift by Gift for a Better World, a 3-day public ceremony and workshop at Sendai Train Station in Sendai, Japan. The centerpiece of the event is the magnificent Paper Crane Sculpture, designed by the students at the Tohoku University of Art & Design and composed of 100,000 of your paper cranes.
In the spirit of sharing more about how YOU make a transformative difference in the lives of young people in Japan, we wanted to give you an insight into how our partners at Architecture for Humanity put your support into action.
I have never been more proud to be the President of an on-campus cultural organization. Situations where we see the campus come together for a single cause of helping rebuild and restore hope to a nation shows how Saint Louis University is truly a Jesuit institution. As the students have exemplified the motto "Men and Women for Others." Also in reaching out to the community we have full support of the Saint Louis Asian community behind us.