We are a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable and educational organization consisting of individuals and corporations with an interest in Japan and in United States–Japan relations. Our membership is open to the general public and currently includes 130 corporate members and nearly 2,000 individual members. Corporate members are divided almost evenly among Japanese and American companies; Individual members consist of approximately 35% Japanese nationals and 65% Americans.
Support for our work is derived principally from annual fundraising events and the generous support of our individual and corporate members.
"To Build Economic, Cultural, Governmental and Personal Relationships Between the People of Japan and America.”
The Japan America Society of Southern California works to:
- Article I, By-Laws of the Japan America Society of Southern California
Programs and Events
The Society maintains an active calendar offering a diversity of programs that help promote better understanding between Japan and America. These include:
To see a full list of upcoming events and programs, click here.