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Brewing hope and staying grounded: Skid Row Coffee

Brewing hope and staying grounded: Skid Row Coffee

Danny Park was 9 years old when he walked through one of downtown Los Angeles’s most poverty-ridden communities, Skid Row. His mother and father grabbed his hands and told him “let’s go, walk fast,” seeking to sprint past the scores of homeless people lying on soiled...

Two cities

Two cities

Have you ever had someone talk bad about something you love or something that means so much to you? Many people are quick to judge an object, place, or person because of something they heard or saw. What some people do not understand is that there are multiple...

Prepare for what you preach

Prepare for what you preach

“San Bernardino, once a sturdy, middle class ‘All-America City,’ is now bankrupt, the poorest city of its size in California, and a symbol of the nation's worst urban woes,” from "San Bernardino: Broken City" by Joe Mozingo, LA Times. This is how the world saw us....

Falling in love with Nepal

Falling in love with Nepal

During my time in Nepal, I saw the sun rise over the Himalayas and set over the mountains bordering India. I felt the summer sun and monsoon rain toil with my skin, and I let black smog coat my face just to feel the breeze as we raced through mountain highways. I...