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Welcome to the official CAJLS website
California Association of Japanese Language Schools (CAJLS) is a 501(c)(3) status non-profit organization that is comprised of Saturday-only Japanese language schools located in various parts of California, organizations based in Japanese American communities, and individual supporters. Through its activities, the CAJLS aims to promote the teaching of Japanese language and culture, and thereby ensure the preservation and improvement of the community-based Japanese language institutions and enhance the opportunities for all comers to acquire Japanese language capability and understanding of Japanese culture as well as the Japanese American heritage.
Association Activities
CAJLS was instrumental in the establishment of the State of California Education Code, Section 51243-51245.

CAJLS Members

As of September 1, 2016, CAJLS has 17 member schools, one community organization, and two individual supporters officially registered.