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“It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.”

The Little Tokyo Community Impact Fund, SPC (LTCIF) was launched in 2018 by a group of Little Tokyo community advocates who were concerned about the increasing number of closures and relocations of heritage-based business in Little Tokyo largely due to gentrification. To work towards preserving and protecting the historical legacy of Little Tokyo from the impact of gentrification, they formed LTCIF: a real-estate investment fund that would seek to purchase and manage properties for the purpose of supporting heritage-based businesses and properties in Little Tokyo.

On July 30, 2019, after careful review and negotiation, the Commissioner of the California Department of Business Oversight issued a permit for LTCIF to sell two classes of shares directly to California residents. We invite current and prospective members to learn more about our first year as a social purpose corporation in our 2019 annual report.

Thank you to our current supporters:

Deborah F. Ching and Mark M. Mayeda
Richard Katsuda
Natalie Masuoka
Stephen and Ann Newman
Jeanette Onishi
Ryan Onishi
James Sherod
Haruo Takehana
Dean Toji
Steven and Carolyn Watanabe

Please join the Little Tokyo Community Impact Fund and own a stake in the future of Little Tokyo.

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