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Keiran Ellis – Blog 3: Home is Where the People Are

I often find myself waking up to the smell of steamed sweet potatoes, the clamour of construction outside my window, and a glimmer of sunlight peeking through my blinds.  “Keiran! I have made tempeh and fried bananas for you and… Continue Reading →

Jennifer Janssen – Blog 4: Reflecting with gratitude

It’s officially half way through the internship, and I’m already starting to feel very sad to leave Thailand. I’m starting to feel what was mentioned in our orientation before the placement started— time is going to go by so fast… Continue Reading →

Isabel Simons – Blog 3: KSDC – People and Place

Coming back from a visa run in Hanoi, I slow my bike down and inhale deeply to take in the refreshing, smog-less air. The teak trees are flowering, weaving golden-brown ridges across the mountains. In the last few months, Mae… Continue Reading →

Elly Thompson – Blog 2: Diary of a Wimpy Blogger

I’m not much of a blogger – or at least, I’ve not done much (read: any) blogging up until this very moment in my life. Journaling, sure, but it’s another step to write down your thoughts and experiences, then post… Continue Reading →

Giulia Gagliano-Tsuda – Blog 1: Introductory Podcast

A bit about myself and my thoughts before starting my internship placement!

Jennifer Janssen – Blog 3: Women Workers Forum

The Women Workers Forum (WWF) was a collaboration between various organizations involved with the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW). The purpose of the forum was to support women workers in their self-directed learning efforts, to strengthen their political education,… Continue Reading →

Jennifer Janssen – Blog 1: Introduction

Meet 2022 CAPI intern Jennifer Janssen, interviewed by fellow intern Elly Thompson

Jemma Kosalko – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern

While writing this letter to a potential intern, it is difficult to reflect and put into words the relationships, experiences and shifts in identity that I have undergone. The support from the CAPI team as well as the learning and… Continue Reading →

Olvie Li – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern…

Dear future intern, Welcome! Take a deep deep breath in through your nose, expanding your lungs fully (imagine your brain cells getting oxygenated and your red blood cells delivering hemoglobin all over your body), hold it for 5 seconds, and… Continue Reading →

Meghan Flood – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern…

Dear Future Intern: The time has come, and you have found yourself reading this blog post, perhaps digging through everyone else’s as well. If you have your interview soon, I wish you good luck! And if you have been chosen… Continue Reading →

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