TCA Leadership Program Application

Applications due Saturday, January 30, 2021.
Questions? Reach out to Derek Oye ( and Roy Hirabayashi (


  • Saturday, March 20th @ 12-3pm PST
  • Saturday, April 17th @ 12-3pm PST 
  • Saturday, May 22nd @ 12-3pm PST 
  • Saturday, June 19th @ 12-3pm PST*
  • Saturday, July 17th @ 12-3pm PST*
  • Saturday, August 21 @ 12-3pm PST* 
  • Saturday, September 18 @ 12-3pm PST
  • Saturday, October 16 @ 12-3pm PST
June 19th (Juneteenth) and the July and August dates (potential Obon conflicts) may be rescheduled based on a poll that will be given to all program participants.

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Please upload your resume and recommendation/reference letter below. Resumes highlighting your taiko work and experiences are encouraged and welcomed!