Virtual Earth Day

Thursday, April 23, 2020

FandangObon x Sustainable Little Tokyo present

Every day is Earth Day in Little Tokyo! Join us for our inaugural Virtual Earth Day to learn about sustainability practices from our home to yours! Come together during this moment of physical isolation Mottainai!

PLEASE RSVP here and you will receive the Zoom link before the event! No need to download any software!

Activities & Conversations include:

-What Edibles to Plant/Grow/Eat Now? w/Florence Nishida
-Thanks to the Composters
-All People's Micro-farm and Fandango talk w/Crystal Gonzalez
-MOTTAINAI ecovideo by Great Leap
-Closing meditation: Ofelia Esparza and Rosanna Ahrens Esparza
-Q&A Session

For any questions about using Zoom, please contact

GREAT LEAP, Inc., is a Los Angeles-based, multicultural arts organization which uses art as both performance and creative practice to deepen relations among people of diverse cultures and faiths and to transform how we live on the earth. Founded in 1978 by Artistic Director Nobuko Miyamoto, Great Leap is rooted in the Asian American community and promotes cross-cultural exchange with local and nationwide audiences and communities.

JAPANESE AMERICAN CULTURAL & COMMUNITY CENTER (JACCC) is one of the largest ethnic arts and cultural centers of its kind in the United States. A hub for Japanese and Japanese American arts and culture and a community gathering place for the diverse voices it inspires – Japanese American Cultural & Community Center connects traditional and contemporary; community participants and creative professionals; Southern California and the world beyond.

SUSTAINABLE LITTLE TOKYO is a community-driven initiative working to ensure a healthy, equitable, and culturally rich Little Tokyo for generations to come. SLT began in 2013 as a multi-day community vision effort and has evolved into a holistic, neighborhood-wide campaign to promote the environmental, economic, and cultural sustainability of Little Tokyo. Led by JACCC, Little Tokyo Community Council, and Little Tokyo Service Center.