LTCC is a membership-based organization, with constituencies from the various business, residential, religious, and organizational stakeholders in Little Tokyo.

To join LTCC, please see below, or contact us at


Become an LTCC member today! Download this form, and send it to us! 

To send in the membership form:

To request an invoice, please email and provide the name, address, and membership dues amount for the membership applicant.


Email this form to, and pay membership dues online at


Submit at an LTCC General Council Meeting, or mail the form and payment to:

Little Tokyo Community Council
106 ½ Judge John Aiso St., Ste 172
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Checks are made out to: Little Tokyo Community Council


To submit a request for special arrangements, please contact us at or regular mail (above address).


  • Source for Little Tokyo information
  • Community empowerment through coalition
  • To help protect our historic Japantown as a historic, cultural center for future generations
  • For a place to gather and discuss
  • For a space to voice concerns, find support, organize, and speak with one voice
  • To advocate for Little Tokyo’s interests

A Message from the Little Tokyo Community Council Board Chair, Chris Komai


Managing Director

Kristin Fukushima


Board Members


Chris Komai

Rafu Shimpo

Vice Chair

Leslie Ito

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center


Jan Fukuhara

Teramachi Homeowners Association


Doug Aihara

Aihara & Associates Insurance Services, Inc., Little Tokyo Business Association


Paul Abe

Union Bank

Chris Aihara

Little Tokyo Service Center

George Campos

St. Francis Xavier Chapel - Maryknoll Japanese Catholic Center, Tokyo Villa Homeowners Association

James Choi

Cafe Dulce

Ellen Endo

Little Tokyo Business Association, Little Tokyo Business Improvement District, Rafu Shimpo

Clement Hanami

Japanese American National Museum

Toshio Handa

Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California

Brian Kito

Fugetsu-Do, Little Tokyo Public Safety Association

Alan Kumamoto

Kumamoto Associates

Jeff Liu

Southern California Association of Governments

Dean Matsubayashi

Little Tokyo Service Center

Gwen Muranaka

Rafu Shimpo

Kei Nagao

SEIU Local 721

Stephanie Nitahara

Japanese American Citizens League

James Okazaki

Nisei Week, Asian American Architects and Engineers Association

Scott Oshima

Sustainable Little Tokyo, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

Yuriko M. Shikai

Little Tokyo Business Association, Neufeld Marks

Irene Simonian


Evelyn Yoshimura

Little Tokyo Service Center, Little Tokyo Residents Association