Lisa Carmack

Lisa Carmack is a Castro Valley native, where she grew up catching lizards and somehow survived regularly riding a wagon down the massive hill by her house. She’s a graduate of San Francisco State’s multimedia journalism program and holds dual degrees in journalism and psychology. She has a special interest in policy, human rights, and social justice.

Ganja in Ghana

As a Californian in Ghana, it’s hard not to compare what I see to trends back home. With the passing of marijuana legislation in...

From the City to the Sea: A Journey to Paradise

I arrive at one of the transit hubs in Accra, a station in the middle of winding corridors of markets. Fresh vegetables, spices, fish...

Ghana Is So Sweet. M3kc Ba (me koh bah)

“Ghana is so sweet.” My friend Rebekah spoke these words in August this year as we were on our way from the capital in...