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I left legendary activist Yuri Kochiyama's memorial because all I could think about was myself. [jennyyang.tv blog]

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I left legendary activist Yuri Kochiyama's memorial because all I could think about was myself. [jennyyang.tv blog]

I left legendary activist Yuri Kochiyama's memorial because all I could think about was myself. [jennyyang.tv blog]

Is it selfish to step away from a memorial because the program made me think too much about myself?

I would've stayed. Really! Everything was so heartfelt and inspirational. 

But I was hungry and had too many thought swirls. 

I left to get a cappuccino and black sesame donut, and write this thing on my computer at Cafe Dulce right now. [continue reading]

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Dear Now-Jenny, Love Early-20s-Jenny [jennyyang.tv blog]

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Dear Now-Jenny, Love Early-20s-Jenny [jennyyang.tv blog]

You really never know what you'll find when you unearth emails from old accounts (aol.com or yahoo mail, anyone?).

I just couldn't resist sharing this never-published gem, a little journal essay I wrote myself when I was in the throes of building my first career in public affairs and figuring it all out. This essay was written during my Coro Fellowship government sector placement at the Ronald Reagan State Building in downtown Los Angeles.

Now-Jenny, I'd like to re-introduce you to Early-20s-Jenny. [Continue Reading]

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