Founded in 2016 by parents and staff of Aozora Gakuen (Brooklyn's only Japanese-English bilingual preschool), Aozora Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-for-profit that aims to enhance opportunities for New York area families to engage with Japan's unique language, arts and culture.
Aozora Community Foundation continues to:
- offer educational support to early childhood education centers, schools and programs that serve Japanese heritage families;
- offer educational support to organizations that provide instruction in Japanese language, arts and culture;
- create opportunities for Japanese heritage families to connect with each other through gatherings and events; and
- share resources and information that enhance understanding of Japanese language, arts and culture.