Nora Fujita-Yuhas

Nora Fujita-Yuhas is a mixed Yonsei from Seattle, Washington (Duwamish land). She is a rising senior at Occidental College where she is majoring in Politics and minoring in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. She is interested in the intersections of art, community, and politics. She has found a loving community in California as she has worked to learn more about her Japanese American history and family. The sun and the rain hold equal parts of her heart.

Updated July 2020

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Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry column

What we hold - Part Two

Over the past several years, Vigilant Love (an organization working towards safety and justice of communities impacted by Islamophobia and violence), has hosted a community Iftar bringing together hundreds of Muslim, Japanese American and other LA community members in the spirit of many years of solidarity practice between our communities. This was the first year the program had to be virtual due to Covid-19, but over 170 people still came together for the online breaking of the fast. I had the great honor of working with Vigilant Love’s Solidarity Arts Fellows to collaborate and suppor…

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