The JECC Inc. is a 501-C3 non-profit organization in Virginia USA to promote the exchange of cultural ideas between the people of Japan and the United States; to facilitate communication and discussion among individuals, organizations, and communities in both Japan and the US as well as the communities of the international world; and to deepen the ties between Japan and the United States in order to further mutual understanding and friendship.

In addition, JECC aims to provide relevant opportunities of various educational and cultural exchanges through people to people exchanges for promoting the international peace and understanding of the world.  JECC stresses the significance of community collaborations beyond the national borders and maximum community benefits through people to people exchanges.