Established in 1979, Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) is a social service and community development organization that improves the lives of individuals and families and promotes the rich heritage of Southern California’s ethnic communities.


Over 6000 clients served in 2016


Affordable housing units complete


Languages spoken by LTSC social workers


Terasaki Budokan

LTSC is working to bring a decades-old community dream to LA’s Little Tokyo—a multipurpose sports and community center.

Far East Lounge

The Far East Lounge is a Little Tokyo gathering space for seniors and others to connect and enjoy activities that promote wellness.


Through the +LAB initiative, LTSC teams up with artists and arts institutions to find imaginative ways to empower the Little Tokyo community.


The First Street North block of Little Tokyo is a critical part of the past and future of our historic neighborhood.


Use the code LTSC for 15% off Allegiance - Los Angeles Premiere tickets!

Inspired by true events, Allegiance tells the story of the Kimura family, whose lives are upended when they and 120,000 other Japanese Americans are forced to leave their homes following the events of Pearl Harbor. An uplifting testament to the power of the human spirit, Allegiance follows the Kimuras as they fight between duty and defiance, customs and change, family bonds and forbidden loves. The Los Angeles premiere of this landmark Broadway musical is epic, timely, and vital.

Learn more and get your tickets today at

The code is active online and also available for use via phone at (213) 680-3700 or in person at the Aratani Theatre Box Office. Valid on performances 3/1–3/31, excluding Sundays, on sections A–D. Cannot be combined with other discounts or student/senior pricing. Maximum number of tickets is four per transaction. Ticketing fees apply.
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