Craig Ishii

Origin story at Orange County Buddhist Church. Founder of Kizuna. Cultural enthusiast. Interested in exploring the ins and outs of our community so we can discover our past and pave our future.

Craig Ishii

Origin story at Orange County Buddhist Church. Founder of Kizuna. Cultural enthusiast. Interested in exploring the ins and outs of our community so we can discover our past and pave our future.

Posts by This Author

Expectations & Reality for Legacy Family Businesses in the JA Community

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September 22, 2021

When it comes to family-owned businesses in the Japanese American community, expectations are high. Here's what that pressure is like for the next generation.

Has Marie Kondo Gone Too Far?

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August 22, 2021

For the past decade, Marie Kondo has built a base of followers, guided by her principles in decluttering and streamlined material possession. But has capitalism steered her away from her original purpose?

Don't Worry About Them, They're Just the Token Board Member...

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July 24, 2021

As organizations seek to diversify their leadership, they often only bring on a single board member to represent an entire community. Why does tokenizing happen? What are the consequences?

Doing a Good Turn Daily: Japanese American Boy Scouts

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July 7, 2021

Exploring the lasting legacy of youth development in the Boy Scout programs of the Japanese American community.

The Breakup Routine

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July 7, 2021

Breaking up is hard to do. Relive the past with us as we share the floundering routines we used to do post-relationship.