Our mission is to strengthen cooperation and understanding between the peoples of Japan and the United States by providing programs, services, and information to and facilitating cooperation among its member societies throughout North America.
The National Association of Japan-America Societies, Inc. (NAJAS) is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization consisting of 38 independent Japan-America Societies located around the United States and Canada. NAJAS offers public affairs, business, cultural and educational programs about Japan and U.S.-Japan relations to the general public through our member Japan and Japan-America Societies. With a membership that cuts across usual group boundaries (business, political, academic, American, Japanese, etc.) and incorporates a variety of perspectives on U.S.-Japan relations, we are the largest private network supporting a bilateral relationship in the United States.