藤野 千秋 （ふじの ちあき） 安城市城南町内会前会長
Chiaki Fujino Ex-Jonan town chairman in Anjo, Aichi, Japan
Born in Shinshiro, Aichi , in 1941 and moved to Anjo in his late thirties.
After retiring from a foreign affiliated oil company, he had served as a town leader of Jonan Chounaikai ( local community association ) for twelve years.
Mr.Takahisa Kihara of the Civil Welfare Research Association taught him how to make “Community Supporting map”. Mr. Fujino took action with Mrs. Ryoko Yoshimura, a member of Council of Social Welfare in Anjo, He began to tackle various welfare issues in his community. Seeking for solution of problems for elder adults with dementia and their families, the elder living alone, children with developmental disorder and their families, and visually impaired families, he has worked enthusiastically with his neighbors to improve their community from their civilian viewpoint.
Tackle a Local Welfare with Children | Chiaki Fujino | TEDxAnjo
Going around Japan with wife after the retirement – Chiaki Fujino’s dream never come true. One of his neighbours’ Kodokushi (died alone without being noticed) changed his life. He decided to make no more Kodokushi in his neighbourhood and started an action. Then he gets unexpected supports from local children.
How he made the community gathering many different generations like this? Talking his mind towards local welfare.