Southern California

  • Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai

    September 10, 2023 by

    Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai (Japanese Prefectural Association of Southern California: “JPASC”) is a federation of various kenjinkai, the associations of persons sharing an interest in culture and customs related to a […] READ MORE

  • Nanka Ehime Kenjinkai

    September 10, 2023 by

    The nonprofit was established in 1910 in Southern California, and comprised of immigrants from the prefecture of Ehime in Shikoku, Japan. Today, their membership is small but sustained with a […] READ MORE

  • Media Action Network For Asian Americans

    September 10, 2023 by

    MANAA is the first and only organization dedicated solely to monitoring all media, pushing for balanced, sensitive and positive depiction and coverage of Asian/Pacific Islander Americans. The all-volunteer nonprofit addresses […] READ MORE

  • Manzanar Committee

    September 10, 2023 by

    They are dedicated to educating and raising public awareness about the incarceration and violation of civil rights of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II, and to the continuing […] READ MORE

  • Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center

    September 10, 2023 by

    The LBJCC helps foster an understanding and appreciation of the Japanese culture and the Japanese American experience through its cultural and visual arts instruction, Japanese language classes, events and activities. READ MORE

  • Kinnara Taiko

    September 10, 2023 by

    Kinnara was developed as a way to restore the lost tradition of Buddhist Performing Arts by adults. Kinnara pursues the study of the Buddhist teachings and culture by learning to […] READ MORE

  • Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego

    September 10, 2023 by

    They collect, preserve and promote the history of Japanese Americans in the region. They create exhibits; make their archives available for research; and give presentations at local schools and universities. READ MORE

  • Japan America Media Assoc.

    September 10, 2023 by

    They support any organization and/or personnel involved in the industry of Media as well as enhance relationships between Japanese and American by creating series of cultural and journalistic exchange programs. […] READ MORE

  • JACL Ventura County Chapter

    September 10, 2023 by

    They have an Oshogatsu event, an annual clean-up event for the historic Japanese Cemetery in Oxnard, and an annual scholarship for Japanese American high school students. READ MORE

  • JACL Greater Los Angeles & Young Adults Group Chapter

    September 10, 2023 by

    The GLA chapter provides opportunities for educational attainment, community engagement, and cultural activities by sponsoring scholarships, hosting monthly presentations and founding a young adults group. READ MORE