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Japantown Style | An Interview with Darin Maki of CRFT by Maki

Issue:
January 10, 2022

Meet Darin Maki: founder of CRFT by Maki, a culture brand based in Little Tokyo.

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Nikkei Professionals 2022

Issue:
April 15, 2022

Nikkei Professionals is an event hosted by the Southern California Intercollegiate Nikkei Council in which members have the opportunity to develop professionals skills that are often not taught in school.

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Buttercream Dreams | An Interview with Kylie Miyamoto of Kymoto Co.

Issue:
June 13, 2020

Meet Kylie Miyamoto of Kymoto Co., the Tustin-based online cake shop that specializes in minimalist and modern buttercream cakes.

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Say Hello to Yu and Me Books

Issue:
May 3, 2020

Small business alert! We sat down with Lucy Yu, owner of the first female-owned Asian American bookstore in New York City, to chat books and community.

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With Love for Our Community: Building Community with J-Town Action と Solidarity

Issue:
February 11, 2022

It’s hard to explain why working with JAS is so important to me. Showing up in action and solidarity with love for our community and a revolutionary vision for the future just feels like the right—and sometimes the only—thing to do.

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Date Guide: Little Tokyo Edition

Issue:
January 10, 2022

Add these iconic Little Tokyo spots to your date-rotation. Bonus points if you hit them all in one go!

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Fierce Vulnerability with Gia Gunn

Issue:
June 28, 2020

Gia Gunn chats about her journey from dancing Nihon-buyo as a child to RuPaul's Drag Race to self discovery and activism.

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Be Like Bamboo

Issue:
September 28, 2020

Planning for your organization is STILL a challenge given the present circumstances, but not impossible. Here are ways that you can create the mindset and practice to plan proactively.

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Meet Lindsay Arakawa | @blindsaay

Issue:
June 13, 2020

Join me as I dive into an interview with Lindsay Arakawa, a yonsei/gosei creator born in Hawaii, living in Tokyo, Japan, doing some amazing work.

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Expectations & Reality for Legacy Family Businesses in the JA Community

Issue:
May 20, 2020

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.

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