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Food inc. Reflections

Today, YouthCAN watched a documentary about the hidden identities of the big corporations. Behind all the produce and meat packages are harmful chemicals and cruelty that is morally wrong. Yet we continue our daily lives unaware of all these advancing … Continue reading

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Recap of July 21th

Today, we went to the Danny Woo garden for a tour. We spent the day exploring the garden and its history; the youths came up with solutions on how to create a better economy for the people in our community. … Continue reading

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Recap of July 18th

Today, YouthCan learned how to make Thai food with Pranee Halvorsen. She taught us different techniques to make traditional Thai foods and gave us recipes to try out on our own. We ended with a farewell to Che, Brandon, and … Continue reading

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Recap for July 17th

Today was the most educational day so far. The Community Alliance for Global Justice Food Workshop started off with a friendly introduction and a warm-up activity. We continued to various activities that taught us about common foods in our diet … Continue reading

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Recap of July 16th

Today, we met at the Wing Luke to learn about the camera functions with Vivian. Then, we tested our cameras out during the Oasis bubble tea workshop. After that, we came back to the Wing to hang out for the … Continue reading

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July 15th Recap

We have a great collaboration with Che Sehyun who leads the Massive Experience (ME) program in our neighborhood. We joined forces to connect our youth with each other and discuss relevant food justice issues and practices (as well as eating … Continue reading

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Recap for July 14th

New and old members introductions. Introductions included two games; two truths & a lie and the sticky-note game. Game of groceries was played after icebreakers and lasted for about an hour and a half. Half an hour was left for … Continue reading

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