Japantown Task Force
Economic Development, Planning & Preservation of Japantown San Francisco
Preserve and develop Japantown, strengthen the ethnic diversity, and create an atmosphere of safety, beauty, vitality, and prosperity.
Develop Japantown as a historical center, cultural capital, and community center for people of Japanese ancestry in America.
Revitalize Japantown as a thriving commercial and retail district.
Preserve and expand Japantown as a neighborhood of residents, community-based organizations and institutions, and neighborhood services.
Improve Japantown's physical environment so that it contributes to the diverse cultural, economic, and neighborhood vitality of the community.
Japantown Cultural District Initiative
“That San Francisco Japantown will thrive as a culturally authentic, and economically vibrant neighborhood which will serve as the cultural heart of the Japanese and Japanese American communities for generations to come.”