I'm Shin-Nisei but I put on several Day of Remembrances. If you're in my shoes, my advice? Go for it.Read Article >>
A personal, genuine reflection of my experience living in Japan and working as an English Teacher through the JET program.Read Article >>
These questions about identity, about the future, torment me. From the divide of being Japanese or American came the term “Japanese American,” but what happens when we outgrow that?Read Article >>
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and also Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. If you know someone who's recently welcomed a baby, here are 10 ways you can help support them.Read Article >>
To me personally, the importance of stamping the Ireichō has more to do with honoring my family and community.Read Article >>
Rainy days got you down or needing a new shower playlist? Check out our April radiYO! playlists from some of our favorite tastemakers.Read Article >>
This past June, Okaeri LA hosted the first ever Queer Obon (we think), or a festival designed to bring LGBTQ+ people together in community for this important Buddhist holiday.
Yo! Camp 2023 was one for the ages. Read on.
If I really think about it I know there were many people who thought that my mix of backgrounds was cool throughout my childhood; however, I can’t help but focus on those in my life that made me feel like I didn’t belong.
Learning to balance my frugality alongside some fatherly finance advice.
Tired of somen? Try these Japanese summer dishes out!
I’m here to guide you through the unbearable and excruciating… I mean, FUN AND ACTION-PACKED opportunity of being dragged…BROUGHT to a bases of ball game.
It has been a dream year for Asian Americans in global sport.
When I got cancer, I thought that would be my biggest problem. I was very wrong.
How a mom of two navigates the difficult lesson of inclusivity—which you would think is easy as a minority, but it's a little more complicated.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational (ITI) was held at UC Davis, co-hosted by Davis’ Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan and UC Berkeley’s Cal Raijin Taiko. But what’s the big fuss, and why should the community care?
Now that the summer, graduation, and the prospect of the future are inching closer, I thought this might be the perfect time to assuage some of the growing fears around the job search and career transition, especially for our college-aged readers.