Yoshiko Yamaguchi

(b. 1931) Shin-Issei Social Worker 

How I started learning social work (Japanese) Benefits of getting American citizenship (Japanese)

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Yoshiko Yamaguchi was born on January 3, 1931, in the city of Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture. In 1959, she moved to the U.S. to help her sister and her husband, who got married in America. She soon met the man who would later became her husband, and she has lived in America since then. Later, she studied social welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles. Now she teaches class on getting citizenship at places such as community centers in the suburbs of Los Angeles, while also engaging in a variety of activities regarding Japanese cultural inheritance and social welfare. (April 2018)

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