Posted by Zac Taylor on Mar 6, 2012
Related program: Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Rebuilding
As the first anniversary of Japan's earthquake and tsunami approaches, Students Rebuild honors Tohoku and the progress and partnerships forged in rebuilding. We also celebrate the results of a creative collaboration that united us across 38 countries and all 50 states.
After a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the coast of Japan, students worldwide were issued a simple challenge by DoSomething.org and Students Rebuild: make and mail-in a paper crane, along with a wish of hope and healing.
The project was called Paper Cranes for Japan (#PC4J). We had no idea the scale of the response it would elicit - it amazes us still every day. Check the story out: