On August 9, 2016, KACE’s Grassroots Interns were visited by Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (NY-25) at KACE’s New York Office. Assemblywoman Nily Rozic is the youngest woman in the state legislature and the first woman ever to represent the 25th District. Assemblywoman Rozic has supported KACE’s program over the years and has shown tremendous support to the Korean American community.
[Grassroots Interns and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic in Q&A Session]
Assemblywoman Rozic applauded the service of our Grassroots Interns and encouraged the students to continue to be involved within the Korean American community. She emphasized the importance of civic engagement and highlighted the contributions of the Korean American community in her district.
The students expressed their gratitude on Assemblywoman Rozic’s legislation that aimed to eliminate language barriers concerning the Korean American communities of her district.
KACE Interns were also presented with the opportunity to discuss with Assemblywoman Rozic on community issues and ask questions on a career in public service. Assemblywoman Rozic presented various ways in which the students could be further involved in local municipalities.
[Interns with Assemblywoman Nily Rozic]
This meeting was designed to educate the Grassroots Interns on the the functionality and responsibility pertaining to the local elected officials, especially in light of the field trip to Albany that will take place later this month.