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The Japanese Institute of Sawtelle (JIS) is a nonprofit, community organization serving the Sawtelle area of West Los Angeles.

The JIS includes over a dozen organizations, including the Japanese Language School (Sawtelle Gakuin), local churches, youth sports, Boy Scout Troop 39, and the West Los Angeles chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League.

Japanese Institute of Sawtelle
2110 Corinth Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • Japantowns

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A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation