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Stephanie Nitahara

Chicago yonsei turned Los Angeles nonprofit executive with a passion for building the Nikkei community nationwide. Avid advocate for social justice and mental wellness to undo systems of oppression. Mother to a senior pomchi, sourdough starter, and the occasional succulent.

Stephanie Nitahara

Chicago yonsei turned Los Angeles nonprofit executive with a passion for building the Nikkei community nationwide. Avid advocate for social justice and mental wellness to undo systems of oppression. Mother to a senior pomchi, sourdough starter, and the occasional succulent.

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Into the Thick of It: Solo Camping with Rebecca Joy Ozaki

Issue:
The Great Outdoors
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June 20, 2021

Want to go solo camping but worried about your safety? We interview camping expert Rebecca Joy Ozaki for tips.

Unwinding our Values: to Gaman and Grind

Issue:
On Wellness
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May 17, 2021

Is our nonprofit value of "suffer for the cause" really healthy for us at the end of the day?

Let's Talk About the Fox-Eye Trend

Issue:
A Thing of Beauty
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March 24, 2021

The fox-eye trend, particularly when paired with the migraine pose, is remarkably similar to how Asian people are often mocked for the shape of their eyes.

What's Your Obon Known For?

Issue:
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
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March 24, 2021

By no means an "official" list - peruse through our crowd-sourced list to explore the new, and reminisce on the familiar from obon's across the country.