KACE hosted a KAGC Regional Seminar in Dallas, Texas on April 29th and 30th, 2017 in preparation for the 2017 Korean American Grassroots Conference (KAGC). In collaboration with the Korean Society of Dallas and The Korean Association of Fort Worth, the seminar was attended by nearly 100 Korean American community leaders. KACE President Dongchan Kim educated attendees on voter registration, community organization, grassroots leadership development, and the national conference. The 2017 […]

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On April 1st and 2nd, KACE hosted the KAGC Regional Seminar for Midwest in Chicago, Illinois in preparation for the 2017 Korean American Grassroots Conference (KAGC). The seminar, in collaboration with Korean American Voice, was joined by over 120 community leaders from 6 states in the Midwest to discuss the importance of civic engagement in the Korean American community. During the seminar, KACE President Dongchan Kim held an education session […]

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Application is now open for the 2017 KACE Grassroots Internship Program. Since its launch in 2006, our annual high school internship program has been joined by over 200 high school students in New York and New Jersey. The 2017 KACE Grassroots Internship Program is a unique opportunity to experience first-hand community organization through grassroots civic participation. Under supervision, students will take on research projects on various issues within our community […]

Based in greater New York, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to empower the Korean American community through active civic engagement. To that end, KACE advocates for our community’s voting rights, educates on civic and public affairs, organizes Korean American voters, and engages elected offices on the issues pertinent to our community.

Position Summary:

Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) is accepting applications for the position of “High School Internship Coordinator.” Open to undergraduate students or recent graduates, this summer position encompasses various responsibilities, including assistance in education and management of high school interns and volunteers from May to August 2017. KACE is looking for one person to join its New York office and one to join its New Jersey office.

Starting and ending dates of employment is open to negotiation. Training and education will be provided in May.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage attendance, communicate regularly with students and parent(s);
  • Lead workshops and research sessions;
  • Lead students in voter registration drives and other fieldwork activities;
  • Lead students in various events hosted by KACE;
  • Lead students in meetings with elected officials;
  • Coordinate internship meetings;
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of education materials and relevant resources to be able to provide information; and
  • Assist Program Coordinators with duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • At least one year of undergraduate experience;
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and punctuality;
  • Demonstrated sense of leadership
  • Proficient in word processing and academic research;
  • Ability to organize, maintain, and follow through with multiple communications and tasks with thoroughness; and
  • Proficiency in Korean, experience in education and/or U.S. history (especially Asian American history) is a strong plus.

For any questions, send an inquiry at info@kace.org.

Based in greater New York, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to empower the Korean American community through active civic engagement. To that end, KACE advocates for our community’s voting rights, educates on civic and public affairs, organizes Korean American voters, and engages elected offices on the issues pertinent to our community. Position Summary: Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) is accepting applications for the position […]

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Program Director sought by Korean American Civic Empowerment for Community, Inc. in Flushing, New York.

 

Duties:

Responsible for coordination, operation and administration of Voting Rights Advocacy, Civic Education Program, Community Affairs, and Social Service Program; Plan, organize, recruit volunteers, operate and control program activities; Develop annual budget and operation plan; Write and present funding proposals; Ensure that program activities operate within policies, procedures, relevant legislation and professional standards; Keep all forms and records of the activities of the organization.

 

Minimum Job Requirement:

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work.

Language: Speaking & Writing in Korean

 

If you are interested, email cover letter and resume to Korean American Civic Empowerment for Community, Inc.at hr@kace.org.

Program Director sought by Korean American Civic Empowerment for Community, Inc. in Flushing, New York.   Duties: Responsible for coordination, operation and administration of Voting Rights Advocacy, Civic Education Program, Community Affairs, and Social Service Program; Plan, organize, recruit volunteers, operate and control program activities; Develop annual budget and operation plan; Write and present funding proposals; Ensure that program activities operate within policies, procedures, relevant legislation and professional standards; Keep […]

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On Election Day 2016, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) operated its own Voter Hotline to assist Korean American voters in New York and New Jersey. Today alone, KACE resolved a total of 79 inquiries on a various topics related to voting, from 6AM when polls opened in the two states. The most common questions today were on the poll site location and registration status confirmation. It seems that the surge in […]

Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) hosted a voter registration drive on October 29th and October 30th, 2016 at the 2016 Korean Harvest Festival. Throughout the weekend, KACE assisted over 50 first-time voter registrations and more than 120 inquiries on voting. With hardly a week left until the election, many visitors were already registered; however, with the spike in first-time voter registrations this year, we received a slew of questions on what […]

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On October 28th, 2016, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) published the 2016 New York & New Jersey Voter Guide. An annual publication by KACE, the voter guide is a compilation of positions and candidates to be on the ballot this year in districts with a significant Korean American population. As part of our community education initiative, KACE has published the voter guide every year since 2012. In addition to the […]

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On October 24th, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) co-hosted with NYU College Democrats a meet and greet with Assembly Member Ron Kim for New York. Given the rapidly approaching election and the current events like the Watter’s World segment mocking the Asian American community, we wanted to hear from a civic leader like the Assembly Member and help students explore these topics. “It doesn’t quite compare to the 60s’ civil […]

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On October 17th, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, KACE hosted a “Meet the Candidate” with Josh Gottheimer for Congress, the Democratic nominee for New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District. Anticipated to be the most competitive and the most expensive congressional district race of 2016, roughly 70% of voters in NJ-5 reside in Bergen County and is the second most Korean American voter population in New Jersey. According to the New […]

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