The Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) is the new name of the Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC). KACE is a non-partisan and not-for-profit organization that was established in New York City (1996) and New Jersey (2000). KACE has devoted to empowering and mobilizing the Korean American community to take action locally, nationally, and internationally to address concerns of the community. 

Accomplishments

  • Registered more than 25,000 new Korean Americans voters in New York and New Jersey since 1996
  • Organized Korean American Census 2000 Task Force and conducted Census 2000 with the US Census Bureau (1998-2000)
  • Korean language election services (2003)
  • Bergen County, NJ, Korean Absentee Ballot Instruction (2006)
  • Bergen County Community College Asian Community Service Award (2006)
  • NJ State Korean Voter Registration Form (2007)
  • US House of Representation, Comfort Women Resolution (H. Res. 121) (2007)
  • Asian American Leadership Award presented by AABANY, KABA-GNY, and AALDEF (2007)
  • President Award of the Republic of Korea (2007)
  • 2008 Presidential Candidate Surrogate Forum
  • Korean Local Government Conference (2 times in 2009)
  • US HEAP application assistance program (2009)
  • 2009 NYC City Council General Elections Debate (District 19/20, 2009)
  • 2009 Korean American Voter Data Analysis (2009)
  • NYC Small Business Survival Act & NJ Dry Cleaning business advocacy activities (2009)
  • NYC Voting Machine Korean Translation Review (2009)
  • NYC Korean Election Translators’ Conference (2009)
  • Comfort Women Memorial Project (2009)
  • NJ Election Guide Publish (2009)
  • Korean Voter Hotline Operation & Complaints Report (2009)
  • 2010 Korean American Census Task Force’s administrative support (2009-2010)
  • 2010 US Census Questionnaire Assistance Center (2010)
  • Operates Korean Census Hotline (2010)
  • NJ LD 37 Redistricting for Asian Americans (2011)
  • Comfort Women Art Exhibition (2011)
  • Meeting with Comfort Women & Holocaust Survivors (2011) 
KOREAN AMERICAN CIVIC EMPOWERMENT
NEW YORK OFFICE: 163-10 NORTHERN BLVD. #307 FLUSHING, NY 11358 TEL: (718) 961-4117 FAX: (718) 961-4603
NEW JERSEY OFFICE: 185 BRIDGE PLAZA N SUITE 306 FORT LEE, NJ 07024 TEL: (201) 488-4201