All of Sustainable Little Tokyo’s projects are community-driven—meaning the community decides what projects will strengthen and sustain Little Tokyo and organizes to make them happen!

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SLT Community Visions

Little Tokyo is updating our Community Vision for what we want built on the First Street North and Mangrove blocks!

Protecting Ibasho: The Impact of Arts & Culture in Little Tokyo

An important new report that examines the economic and socio-political impact of arts and culture in Little Tokyo. Now available for download!

Little Tokyo Little Podcast

A special podcast from your Little Tokyo friends and neighbors! リトル東京付近の方々へ特別なポッドキャスト! 여러분의 리틀 도쿄 친구들과 이웃들이 준비한 특별 팟캐스트입니다! Un podcast especial de parte de tus amigos y vecinos en Little Tokyo!

Hiro's Bokashi Club

Learn the Okinawan tradition of Bokashi composting—an easy, and less smelly composting process for your home, garden, balcony, or business!

First Street North

Save Little Tokyo! First Street North is at risk. It is one of the last 3 remaining pieces of land that can be controlled by the community — or sold off to the highest bidders if the city doesn’t hear our voice. Join the campaign and sign the petition!


Nikkei music, poetry, mahjong nights, art workshops, and more in hidden venues across Little Tokyo!

Windows of Little Tokyo

Little Tokyo transforms into an outdoor art exhibition with 10 artworks displayed on windows across our historic neighborhood.

Shodō for Little Tokyo

Free shodō calligraphy workshops for Little Tokyo senior residents!

FandangObon Festival

+LAB Artist Residency

Art @ 341 FSN

Jitensha LT Bike Rides

Little Tokyo Mini Open

Azusa Street Improvements

Little Tokyo Little Produce Stand

Historic Grapefruit Trees

SLT Compost Bin

Food Recovery at Obons

Together, we have recovered more than 6,800 pounds of food waste from our local Buddhist Obon Festivals!

Historical Tours

Nikkei Music Reclamation Project

Youth Arts Workshops

Metro Center Street Project Banner Artworks