Impact

Little Tokyo

Amidst racism towards members of the APISA community and financial challenges brought by the pandemic, two small business owners in Little Tokyo share how they carry on their multi-generational legacies.

While Little Tokyo is known to most USC students as a must-visit attraction in LA for its good food and cute merchandise, its businesses carry a rich heritage.

Amidst racism towards Asian Americans and financial challenges brought by the pandemic, how can these small businesses thrive and carry on their legacies?