To be an influential organization in Southern California dedicated to fostering Japanese cultural awareness, developing its youth, and actively participating in the community.
To create an “experience of a lifetime,” that encompasses cultural awareness, self-development, teamwork, fundraising, community service, and basketball. The hope is that these experiences will play an important role in the development and character in our youth.
Expose participants to Japanese cultural events, customs, and experiences
Provide opportunities for participants to develop leadership skills
Facilitate interaction, communication, and exchange of ideas through community service
Support activities that seek to raise Japanese cultural awareness
Expose participants to life-long lessons
Awareness – appreciating diversity of skills, cultures, and ideas
Harmony – working/collaborating with others; developing friendships/relationships; embracing diversity
Development – learning, strengthening, realizing potential
Volunteering – assisting others, improving society