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Meghan Flood – Blog 2: Finding Kindness and Connections

After watching the rest of my CAPI intern cohort be in the field for four months, I finally touched down at Tokyo Narita Airport on August 25, ready to take up the reins and begin my internship with CITYNET Yokohama… Continue Reading →

Jemma Kosalko – Blog 4: Perspective, new ventures and parting ways

I have had a feelings of excitement, longing and even nostalgia over the past few weeks. It is a what I would imagine ending a relationship due to distance would be like, I need to move on to the next… Continue Reading →

Tracy Hampton – Blog 4: All Over the Place

There are so many things rushing through my head every second of every day. Some of these thoughts are positive, some of these thoughts encourage me to be a better person, some of these thoughts are critical, and some of… Continue Reading →

Hayley Dwyer – Blog 4: Finding that Balance

I have to admit — this is tough. The days pass by and I forget to take a moment to connect with myself and my emotions. Everything around me, including myself is constantly moving and changing its form and meaning…. Continue Reading →

Maeve Milligan – Blog 4: All the Little Things

I’m a dog person. I like big wet kisses and that funny kind of smile dogs give you when you rub their tummies. Growing up with a dog it just felt natural to have a big furry companion in my… Continue Reading →

Kaylin Arason – Blog 4: The Burden/Beauty of Time and Learning to Come Home to Myself

I am currently sitting in the comfort of my little apartment, munching on a very large piece of plain cooked squash that I purchased from a nearby street vendor. My heart is heavy writing this, knowing that it’s the last… Continue Reading →

Olvie Li – Blog 4: Coming Home

Coming home is: sexuality, democracy, and positionality. To my mother’s dismay, I am not talking about returning home to Canada/Turtle Island/whatever you name that land, between the Pacific, Atlantic, and Arctic Oceans, that was stolen from Indigenous Peoples since colonial… Continue Reading →

Jemma Kosalko – Blog 3: Layers and Connections

Small pieces of my time in Jakarta as-of-late.

Tracy Hampton – Blog 3: What I Didn’t Do

We are halfway there and all of my expectations have been shattered. This is where the learning begins. It is important to put yourself out there, it is important to put your all into the work you do, but it… Continue Reading →

Erin Spence – Blog 2: Laying Down Roots

It has been a whole month and a half since I came to Yokohama, and I am absolutely smitten. One of the most significant outcomes of this first month was a realization of my own resilience, both professionally and personally…. Continue Reading →

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