On February 27th, 2014, CLEC human rights clinic consisting of 7 law school students and 2 professors (Kyungshin Park, Younghwan Jung) from Korea University visited the Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) office in New Jersey. CLEC human rights clinic is made up of law school students and professors who look for cases where an individual or a group’s rights have been infringed and seek to resolve them through legal procedures.

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CLEC decided to visit KACE after hearing about its works and accomplishments surrounding the issue of “Comfort Women.”

During the two hours of visit, KACE President Dongchan Kim introduced the organization, and President Dongsuk Kim explained the importance of grassroots activism and political participation in regards to human rights issues.

After visiting the office, CLEC and KACE went to see the “Comfort Women” Memorial in Bergen Country, and agreed to actively support each other on any endeavors that either group may take on in the United States.

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