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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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Found in Translation at the 2020 Olympics: What it's like to translate at the Olympics

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April 26, 2020

He was there! Explore the experience of translating at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Delivering Community Care One Meal at a Time: Little Tokyo Eats

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June 13, 2020

Worried about some of our more vulnerable community members, many non-profit groups came together to help deliver delicious foods to local Little Tokyo seniors. This project, Little Tokyo Eats, benefited not only the seniors, but also the family and legacy-owned small businesses in Little Tokyo. After more than a year later, the program is ending.

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Quiet Support or Loud Disapproval: Thoughts on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games

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June 11, 2020

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games has been riddled with controversy since the start of the global pandemic, and yet in the eyes of a number of governing bodies, the show must go on. So now what?

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Alternatives to Retail Therapy

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June 14, 2020

As we continue to get vaccinated and return to our lives, let's move away from retail therapy and start investing in community care.

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Unwinding our Values: to Gaman and Grind

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June 28, 2020

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

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Healing Through Food

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May 1, 2020

How a loaf of bread helped me process grief after the Atlanta shootings.

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Changing the Tides on Mental Health

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May 9, 2021

Learn more about the Changing Tides (CT) Crew, which consists of 6-8 AAPI young adults who strive to destigmatize mental health and create safe and accessible spaces for the community.

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Small Business Feature: Whispering Wicks

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May 3, 2020

In our first small business feature, we interview the husband-and-wife team behind the candle company known as Whispering Wicks. Read on to learn more about how candle-making helped these two ICU nurses relax.

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Bringing Sports into Little Tokyo with Terasaki Budokan Director Ryan Lee

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June 14, 2020

The long awaited Little Tokyo Recreation Center, aka the Terasaki Budokan, is finally going to open. Read our interview with Director Ryan Lee to learn more.

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The Greatest Restaurant I Never Knew

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November 24, 2020

An ode to the beautiful life and heart-rending death of Yoonjin Hwang’s beloved Spoon by H.

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Opening A Japanese Nail Art Business in 2020

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February 2, 2021

Owner and founder of Notox Nails, Lexi Suga, shares her story of opening up a Japanese nail art business in the middle of a global pandemic.

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Light Up Your Holidays With Hikari

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December 26, 2020

To reclaim some of that missing holiday spirit this year, read about one author's visit to Tanaka Farms’ Hikari – A Festival of Lights.

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The Asian American Community Business Shopping Guide

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June 11, 2020

Are you ready? We've sourced over 100 community-based businesses all offering one-of-a-kind items. Buy for that special someone, or treat yourself.

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A History of Japanese American Nonprofits

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May 20, 2020

Community-based organizations make up the backbone of the Japanese American community. But where did they come from? 

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Why is Funding for AAPI Organizations So Low?

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May 3, 2020

AAPI Data’s new report on the state of philanthropy shows that AAPI nonprofit organizations continue to remain a low priority for grantmakers. But why?

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The Visitor

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September 28, 2020

Hawaii is a spiritual place and no stranger to its share of ghost stories. I had my own encounter in 2015 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.

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For the People! Sustainability and Face Masks

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May 1, 2020

One person's journey toward utilizing their passion for sustainability and activism through making face masks.

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Caring for Our Island Earth

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September 28, 2020

We are all islanders. Let's learn about the habitual adjustments that are small for us, but make a big impact on the environmental sustainability for this island we call Earth.

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Japanese Gardens in the States and Around the World

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June 14, 2020

Whether it be a space for cultural exchange or to find a moment of peace, Japanese gardens (and elements of it) can be enjoyed around the world.

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