The Chado Urasenke Tankokai Washington, DC Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization open to all interested in the Japanese Way of Tea. Composed of volunteers, it offers tea demonstrations, lessons, workshops, and other tea-related events.

The Association is part of a network of similar associations in the United States and Canada, which is assisted and supervised by Tankokai North America, an overseas branch of Urasenke.

The goals of the Association are to promote appreciation of the Urasenke school of the Japanese Way of Tea in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and thereby support US-Japanese friendship and mutual understanding.