Posted on September 25, 2018 by Melissa Golden

The Value of Diverse Perspectives: A Summer in Silicon Valley & Japan

By Dana Zhao, ALC 2018 Coordinator & Rikuzen Takata Project Participant Last month in August, I served as a coordinator for VIA’s American Language and Culture program at Stanford University; it was during this time that I was first exposed

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In Search of Community: A Look Back on My VIA Journey

By Dave Austin, VIA Community Engagement Coordinator As VIA celebrates its 55th Anniversary in 2018, I also celebrate my one-year anniversary with the organization. My time here began on September 11th, a day most Americans pause to reflect with heavy

Posted on September 9, 2018 by Alison Tominaga

Reflections from an ALC Participant

By Mu Jay Tai (Justine), ALC 2018 Participant I was first motivated to join the ALC Program after seeing the drastic change in my classmate who was a participant in 2017. He used to be someone without a goal in

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