Post Tagged with: "Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York"

The new executive director of Korea Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Linda Lee, at the office of KCS Bayside center (Photo courtesy KCS via  Korea Daily)

Services for Korean Seniors, and More, from KCS

East Asian, New York, Seniors, Social Services January 11, 2019 at 5:29 pm

In an interview with Korea Daily, the new director of the Korea Community Services of Metropolitan New York explains how the nonprofit’s role is changing and expanding.

Linda Lee (Photo via The Korea Times)

Bridging Generations of Koreans in Bayside

East Asian, Queens, Social Services August 30, 2017 at 3:42 pm

The Korea Times speaks to Linda Lee, the executive director of Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, about the organization’s new Bayside location, a place she hopes will serve three generations of the community.

Pastor Cho Won-Tae of Woori Church of NY speaking at a press conference detailing the Korean community's disappointment that Naeem David was found "not guilt" in the 2012 subway death of Han Ki-Suk. (Photo via Korea Times)

Korean Community Angered Over ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict

East Asian, Manhattan July 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm

Members of the Korean community held a press conference to criticize the verdict of “not guilty” in the death of Ki-Suk Han, and vowed to continue to keep the case in the news, reports Newsroh.

KCS Executive Director Linda Lee, Borough President Melinda Katz, local lawmakers and stakeholders break ground at the site on May 16. (Photo by Suzanne Monteverdi via QNS)

Korean Nonprofit Opens in ‘Groundbreaking’ Event

East Asian, Queens, Social Services May 18, 2017 at 1:19 pm

Korean Community Services has moved into the former site of the Bayside Jewish Center and held a groundbreaking ceremony attended by community and public officials, reports QNS.

The former Bayside Jewish Center will be the new center for the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, opening in the spring. (Photo courtesy of KCS, via The Korea Times)

A New Korean Center Planned for the Spring

East Asian, Queens, Social Services February 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The new center for the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York is scheduled to open in the spring, and officials are now asking donors to contribute to offsetting the debt undertaken to finance the purchase of the building, The Korea Times reports.

(Photo by Greg Jordan, Creative Commons license)

A Call to Help Lonely Korean Seniors

East Asian, Seniors January 5, 2017 at 10:58 am

While providing meals and paying visits to elderly members of the community, Korean organizations hope to raise awareness of the isolation felt by seniors who live alone, particularly after a few passed away over the holidays, reports The Korea Times.

Canvassing Door-to-Door in Flushing to Get Out the Asian Vote
Volunteers from the MinKwon Center for Community Action and other local organizations in Flushing have been canvassing to get out the vote among Asian-American voters.

Canvassing Door-to-Door in Flushing to Get Out the Asian Vote

Volunteers from the MinKwon Center for Community Action and other local organizations in Flushing have been canvassing to get out the vote among Asian-American voters.

The ribbon-cutting for the new mental health clinic in Flushing. (Photo via The Korea Times)

A New Mental Health Clinic in Flushing

East Asian, Health, Queens November 5, 2015 at 1:15 pm

A local nonprofit, Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York (KCS), has opened a mental health clinic in Flushing, writes The Korea Times.

State Sen. Tony Avella gives $25,000 in funding to the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York (Photo via Times Ledger)

Queens Senator Secures Funding for Korean Nonprofit

East Asian, Government, Immigration, Queens, Social Services June 15, 2016 at 2:55 pm

State Sen. Tony Avella, who wants to get more ethnic organizations involved in acquiring state funding, helped one Korean group receive $25,000, reports Times Ledger.

At a press conference, representatives from organizations in KAHSPA, joined by  local politicians, encouraged Koreans to visit them and get help. (Photo via Korea Times)

Ask for Help, Korean Families Told

East Asian, Queens, Social Services September 18, 2014 at 5:36 pm

Local politicians and Korean social services organizations recently urged Korean families to ask for help to avoid tragedies such as the murder-suicide that took place on September 9 in Flushing, Korea Times reports.

Photo by Jiwon Choi

Bringing Jewish and Korean Americans Together

East Asian, Featured Posts, Jewish, Queens, Seniors April 1, 2014 at 5:24 pm

Helping seniors and collaborating to fight poverty were topics discussed at a panel held in Bayside, Queens.

Assemblyman Ron Kim mediated a resolution between elderly Koreans and Jack Bert of the Parsons Ave. . McDonald's in Queens (Photo via The Korea Times)

Korean Seniors and McDonald’s Resolve Their Differences

East Asian, Queens January 21, 2014 at 10:22 pm

The owner of a McDonald’s in Flushing agreed that elderly Koreans may remain undisturbed at tables except during the peak business hours of 11 am to 3 pm, when they may remain for an hour, The Korea Times reports.

Pyong Gap Min and Audrey Joo presenting results of their study on ethnic attachment among second-generation Korean-American high school students (Photo by Kim Youngoak)

Korean-American Youth Show Strong Ethnic Bonds

Culture, East Asian, In the News, Youth January 14, 2014 at 6:11 pm

From speaking Korean fluently to eating Korean food at dinner, Korean-American youths identify strongly with their culture and heritage, a Queens College survey released recently shows, The Korea Daily reports.

Photo by Guy Tsui / World Journal

In Queens, Advocates Say Council Districts Split Asian Vote

Asian, Elections 2012, Politics August 31, 2012 at 12:12 pm

At a Queens hearing on City Council redistricting, Asian-American organizations argued that Asian voting blocs have been split by district lines that break up neighborhoods, The World Journal reported.

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