On May 29th, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) held the H.R.1812 Information Session in Flushing KCS Hall. This information session was organized under the request of Korean American Association of Queens (KAAQ). KAAQ was able to gather about 700 signatures supporting the passage of H.R. 1812 in a short period of time. Korean American Society of Connecticut, Korean Veterans Association, other Korean community leaders and businessmen attended the session. The […]
On May 21st, 2014, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) and the Kupferberg Holocaust Center of Queensborough Community College hosted the Northeast Asian History Internship Award Ceremony in the Kupferberg Holocaust Center. This internship was first started in 2012 for the purpose of educating college students about atrocities committed by the Japanese armed forces before and during World War II, with a focus on the violation of women’s rights through the […]
Leonia Council Candidate Darryl Whitter (Democratic) July 23, 2013, Leonia Democratic Candidate Darryl Whitter visited KACE to outreach to Korean American voters. Darryl Whitter has a long history in Leonia. Living there for 29 years, he was elected Councilman in 2009 and this fall, he will run for a second term. He has also served as a member on the Board of Education for 10 years, coached young women’s […]
On November 19th, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE) President Dongchan Kim lectured on "America's New Leadership and the Korean American Community" as part of KACE's Civic Academy program. The lecture was held at the FGS – Korean Community Center in Fort Lee. This program is a community education initiative designed to teach the Korean Amercan community about the American governmental structure, problems within local societies and solutions, and grassroots activism. […]
THINK Project is a guide book made by high school interns in Korean American Civic Empowerment, to help students came from Korea to get along with American cultures. THINK Project consists of three chapters, American culture/lifestyle, education, and extracurricular opportunities. In first chapter, it explains essential information about American culture and society and goes over titles, manner, and tip culture. Also, it explains important elements of American culture: movie series, […]
On September 5, 2012, Korean American Civic Empowerment held an election seminar session at the Senior Citizen Voters' Federation with the 2012 September Primary and the 2012 November General Elections as topic. The instructor was President Dong Chan Kim, and the 2012 Election Booklet compiled by KACE interns was delivered to the attendees. Information regarding voter registration, absentee ballot, voting process, and candidates from all five boroughs are […]
On June 13th 2012, KACE visited the Senior Citizen Voters' Federation to hold a civic academy about 2012 US general elections. The 2012 election will result in lower voting rate than past elections because the election will be divided into two: Federal primary election on June 26th and state primary election on September 13th. KACE president Dong-chan Kim emphasized that it is a good chance for minority groups […]
On October 19th, 2011, the Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) held a civic academy session at AWCA in Teaneck, NJ. About 200 Koreans attended this session. The session was about the upcoming November general elections and urged Korean Americans to participate.
This general election is the first election to be held after redistricting of District 37 in April. KAVC President Dongchan Kim reminded the attendees that although politicians’ interest in the Korean community has increased, low voter turnouts will turn it away and that it will be difficult for Koreans to fend for their rights, hence voting is of the absolute necessity.
Assistant Program Director Nuri Han introduced the mail-by-vote procedures and distributed the registration forms.
Mail by vote forms sent via mail must arrive at the Board of Elections by November 1st. If the form is delivered in person, it must be delivered to the Board of Elections by November 7th, 3PM.
Candidates for the November general election in NJ District 37 were introduced.
The Korean American Voters’ Council holds civic academy sessions regularly to help Koreans vote and participate in their community. Wherever Korean Americans gather, the KAVC can hold sessions. If the civic academy session is desired by your organization, please contact KAVC at 718-961-4117.
On October 19th, 2011, the Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) held a civic academy session at AWCA in Teaneck, NJ. About 200 Koreans attended this session. The session was about the upcoming November general elections and urged Korean Americans to participate. This general election is the first election to be held after redistricting of District 37 in April. KAVC President Dongchan Kim reminded the attendees that although politicians’ interest […]