KACE President Dongchan Kim, Assemblyman Ron Kim, and Councilman Barry Grodenchik hold voter turn-out campaign flyers from KACE.

KACE President Dongchan Kim, Assemblyman Ron Kim, and Councilman Barry Grodenchik hold voter turn-out campaign flyers from KACE.

On April 15th, KACE held a joint meeting with Assemblyman Ron Kim (A.D. 40) and Councilman Barry Grodenchik (NYC-23) to discuss various issues of the Korean American community. The meeting covered following points:

1. Councilman Grodenchik shared that despite the Korean American population accounting for only 3% of his district, he has hired a Korean American staff to accommodate the active Korean American community. (To the right of the Councilman in the picture above.)

2. Though there is not much Korean American business in his district, Councilman Grodenchik expressed his interest and plan to support it.

3. KACE, Assemblyman Kim, and Councilman Grodenchik discussed ways for NYC and ethnic minority communities to support the Minority Employment Act that the Assemblyman has introduced in Albany.

4. KACE asked to look into ways for Korean American businesses to more easily participate in the Women/Minority Business Enterprise program of NYC and NYS.

5. Assemblyman Kim and Councilman Grodenchik asked for active participation in the upcoming primary election on April 19th.

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