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PechaKucha

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

20 images, 20 seconds per image is a fun way to share experiences and bring people together.

One of the founders of the world wide known, PechaKucha, Mark Dytham goes on to show and explain how the format works. PechaKucha Nights are events that take place all over the world, in over 790 cities, and free for anyone who has a passion and wish to share with their community and the world. 

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F-world

BY RYO IJICHI
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

Ryo Ijichi is the director of F-World, which is working on the project of building a indoor facility for the kids in Fukushima. After the March 11th disaster, most of the children are left with no way to play outside, which is unfortunately leading them towards a unhealthy life style. The indoor park will be big enough to hold skate parks, gardens, concert venues, and much more for people to enjoy. 

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Bridge for Smiles

BY KEIKO HAYASHI
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

Keiko Hayashi is a mother herself, and had no idea about the child abuse that Japan faces. After doing research on the issue, she started up the organization, Bridge for Smiles. Keiko goes into depth on how to help children, in abusive households, to not give up and live for a better life, along with raising awareness about child abuse, and gaining support in communities all over Japan. 

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WaterAid

BY KAORU TAKAHASHI
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

Kaoru Takahashi works for the global organization, Water Aid. Helping developing countires gain access to clean water, and Water Aid's goal is to for the world to have access to clean water, by 2030. 

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Restoring Dignity to Refugees

BY JANE BEST
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

“The problem of being displaced is quite severe: you lose everything.”

Jane Best goes into depth on her organisation: Refugees International Japan (RIJ). Jane is focused on raising funds in Japan for those displaced by conflict all over the world, and she shows us how she and her colleagues are set on restoring dignity to those who have lost everything.

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TELL

BY IAN DE STAINS
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

Having good mental health, is just as important as having good physical health. Executive Director Ian de Stains goes into depth on the topic of mental health, and how the non-profit organization, TELL, helps with many people with mental illness, or just need a safe place to go and talk. 

 

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OGA for Aid

BY ANGELA ORTIZ
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

The Tohoku region, that was hit by the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, is Angela Ortiz's home. The aftermath left Angela focused on helping to get people back on their feet, and rebuild their lives. OGA for Aid is a organization that helps survivors in the Tohoku area, organizing events for families, and raise awareness and interest in agriculture. 

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Lighthouse

BY AIKI SEGAWA
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. However, little is known of Japan's dark secret: human trafficking. 

Aiki Segawa talks in depth about the issue of human trafficking in Japan. With the organization of Lighthouse, Aiki is working hard to help victims of human, usually children as young as 6 years old. Working hard to raise awarness within Japan, gain support, and take action to eliminate human trafficking in Japan. 

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Super Deluxe for September 2014

BY RYU KONNO
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

SuperDeluxeでの最新のイベントを紹介! 

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Boundary Window 躯体の窓

BY SHINGO MASUDA
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

建築家の増田さんは、「躯体の窓」というプロジェクトを紹介。30年前に建てられた古いコンクリートのアパートの改修で、14m×9mの大きな窓を設計しました。これまで見たことのないガラス窓を持つ建物が完成しました.

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自転車は栄養

BY SOTARO FUJIO
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

東京で働くサラリーマンの藤尾さんは、4月からサイクリングを始めました。自分の方向感覚と地図感覚を磨くために始めた自転車の魅力と素晴らしさを話します。

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What the Dama?

BY SHIMPEI KIMURA
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

Shimpei Kimura introduces the new subculture of the Kendama, a children's toy introduced to Japan in the early 1800's. However, people of today have re-invented the kendama, and made it a popular sport around the world. 

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