What I Did This Summer

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34

Creating the Ripple

Ripple Effect: Walk for Suicide Prevention, was an event hosted by Changing Tides and was intended to be a moment of reflection for those we have lost by suicide and to be a reminder that anyone can create a ripple effect in suicide awareness and prevention.

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Sportsball for Dummies: A Guide to Surviving a Baseball Game

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.

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5 Things I Learned at Yo! Camp (as an Adult)

When you think of an overnight summer camp, you think of all the benefits it will have for the campers. But instructors and staff like myself learned a lot, too.

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Outside the Bubble: A Road Trip Across the U.S.

For a long time, I have had this dream of going on a cross country roadtrip constantly pestering me.

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626 Assembly Center

My grandmother and her family stood on the same ground as Asian Americans do today while attending 626 Night Market—albeit under extremely different circumstances—but it bothers me to know that her history is being forgotten or ignored.

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Yo! Camp: Make Magic, Every Day

Our inaugural year of Yo! Camp was something magical. Let's explore where that magic comes from.

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Family Summer Bucket List for Adventure Days

A bucket list for families to embrace an adventure mindset with kids during the summer.

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My JA Community: A SoCal Transplant in NorCal's Summer

I moved to San Jose three years ago; this is my story of experiencing community in both NorCal and SoCal.

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Walk the Farm - Part One: Harvesting Hope

How one farm in Irvine, CA created an annual tradition that continues to bring the community together and change people’s lives around the world.

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3 to 1: Summer Break

Summer break, some find it too hot, some find it too short, others don't care cause they're stuck in their cubicles during it. Let's see how teachers and students feel about it and why it is important.

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Running Into Summer

Running my first half marathon to kick off summer 2022

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Culture & Community

Community-Building Comes First | An Interview with KC Mukai

Learn the story of how the JACL launched a youth-focused district board and the passionate leader who made it happen. An interview with KC Mukai of the JACL NCWNP District Youth Board.

What Sounds Like Home: On Creating Black and Asian American Identity Through Music

As Asian Americans, we too can lose sight of music as a border-defying site of home-making. Too often, Asian American artists and musicians are embroiled in Black cultural appropriation just to shed these ornamentations later in favor of another aesthetic. So how do we make a better home for each other in our music?

Capturing Our History - Zentoku

The Zentoku Foundation's mission is to be valued as an organization focused on strengthening the Japanese American culture for future generations.

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