Save Little Tokyo!
Stop the erasure of our historic community!
First Street North is at risk. Located behind Japanese American National Museum, Far Bar, Fugetsu-Do, and more, First Street North 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.
Learn more about our campaign in the Rafu Shimpo!
"Fate of Little Tokyo's First Street North to Be Determined This Year" by Kenji Liu.
First Street North is home to some of our most important cultural institutions, legacy businesses, and historic sites—and we could lose them all to rising rent and gentrification.
Over 200+ community members created the Sustainable Little Tokyo Community Vision to ensure a healthy, equitable, and culturally rich Little Tokyo for generations to come.