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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Windows of Little Tokyo

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


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

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!

Shodō for Little Tokyo

Free shodō calligraphy workshops for Little Tokyo senior residents!

Little Tokyo Little Produce Stand

A pop-up produce stand that sells affordable fruits and veggies from local Asian American farmers!

Hiro's Bokashi Club

FandangObon Festival

Our 7th annual FandangObon Festival bridging the participatory music and dance traditions of Fandango of Veracruz, Mexico; Japanese Buddhist Obon circle dances; and West African dance and drums!

+LAB Artist Residency

The 2019 +LAB Artist Residency is a creative place-keeping residency that will focus on addressing the most recent cycle of displacement that is affecting Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo.

Art @ 341 FSN

Photo booth, Nikkei jazz, art workshops, and more! SLT transforms an empty storefront into a community art space, and brings to life our community’s vision for First Street North.

Jitensha LT Bike Rides

Historic Grapefruit Trees

Little Tokyo Mini Open

Azusa Street Improvements

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