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CPAF training & the Clothesline Project

CPAF training & the Clothesline Project

By July 20th, I will have spent 65 hours of my summer learning about and discussing domestic violence and sexual assault (yeah this isn’t an uplifting post, but sadly these are things that happen to about one in four women in the U.S. and therefore topics that need to be addressed). These sessions are part … Continue reading

お疲れ!OTSUKARE!

お疲れ!OTSUKARE!

HULA FOR JAPAN WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!!! I’ll definitely get around to talking about it more, but for now I’ll just say thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make it happen and who supported by coming to the event, eating food, and donating. So far we’ve raised ¥71,639 (that’s nearly $900)  from donation … Continue reading

No Hula, No Life

No Hula, No Life

In the days following the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami on March 11th and after both failing to give blood for the first time in my life (stupid puny veins!) and feeling like my ¥10,000 note to the Red Cross was barely enough, I started to get this idea. Back in March a friend and fellow JET … Continue reading