The Berkeley-Sakai Association is a volunteer sister city non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization that promotes  friendship and goodwill between Berkeley, California and Sakai, Japan.  The Berkeley-Sakai Association was formed  on November 3, 1967 ,the same year that Berkeley and Sakai became each others first sister city. Our programs involve individuals. families, and organizations dedicated to the exchange of culture and friendship between Sakai and Berkeley.  We also work closely with the Mayor's offices of our sister cities and the Sakai-Berkeley Sister City ssociation.

Please visit the Exchange section to review our exchange programs.