Post Tagged with: "KACE"

Korean leaders at a Nov. 29 press conference condemning the discriminatory statements by a teacher at Bergen Academy. (Photo via Korea Times)

NJ Korean Community Demands Teacher’s Dismissal

East Asian, Education, Metro Area December 14, 2017 at 5:38 pm

A Spanish language teacher who made anti-Korean statements at Bergen Academy is being transferred to another school, but Korean parents and organizations are pressing for the teacher’s dismissal, The Korea Times reports.

(From the left) Minhee Lee, coordinator at KACE, Dohyung Kim, chairman of KACE, Dongchan Kim, president of KACE, Sangho Lee, Chairman of The Korean American Business Council of New York. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Counting Korean Voters in NYS

East Asian, Elections 2017, Politics, Queens August 18, 2017 at 5:24 pm

Korea Daily and The Korea Times wrote about a KACE report on changes in Korean-American voter registration in New York.

At March 17 press briefing joined by leaders of Korean American small business groups, Sang Suk Park, second from left, president of the Korean American Dry Cleaners Association in New York, speaks about struggles that dry cleaners are facing due to the latest regulations. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Businesses Urge NYS Financial Support

Business, East Asian, New York March 20, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Korean and Chinese owners of nail salons and dry cleaners are pushing for financial support from New York state to help meet new environmental regulations they say are burdensome, reports Korea Daily.

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Cuomo Urged to Hire More Asians

Asian, Government May 20, 2016 at 12:05 pm

State Assembly member Ron Kim and others have written to Gov. Cuomo, urging that more Asians be hired for state government jobs, Korea Daily reports.

On Jan. 5, at the monument for comfort women in Palisades Park, New Jersey. Left to right: Dong Chan Kim, president of Korean American Civic Empowerment, Steve Cavallo, curator at Palisades Park Public Library, and Young Hyun Baek, president of 1492 Green Club. (Photo via Korea Daily)

In NJ, Reaction to the Korea-Japan Agreement on Comfort Women

East Asian, History, Metro Area, Women January 8, 2016 at 1:09 pm

Following the recent agreement between Japan and Korea on comfort women, community leaders spoke at Palisades Park, New Jersey, saying they would continue to educate people about the history of comfort women and the importance of human rights, Korea Daily reports.

Dongchan Kim (right) and officers from KACE holding their new guide books (Photo courtesy of KACE via Korea Daily)

Numerous Korean Candidates Are in NJ Races

East Asian, Metro Area, Politics October 16, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Korea American Civic Empowerment (KACE) has issued a new guide to Korean-American candidates running for office, Korea Daily and The Korea Times report.

KACE staff attorney Chejin Park (left) and KACE president Dongchan Kim urge Korean-Americans to sign the petition against Shinzō Abe addressing a joint session of Congress. (Photo courtesy of KACE via Korea Daily)

Koreans Oppose Japan’s PM Addressing Congress

East Asian, History February 26, 2015 at 1:57 pm

KACE has started a petition drive among Korean Americans to oppose an address to a joint session of Congress by Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, Korea Daily reports.

Leaders of KACE at a press conference Sept. 29 in Flushing, urging that Korean sign petitions asking members of Congrss to vote for the Partner with Korea Act. (Photo via Korea Times)

Opinion: Pass the Partner with Korea Act

East Asian, Immigration, New York, Opinion October 3, 2014 at 5:33 pm

Korean American Civic Empowerment is campaigning for the community to get behind a congressional bill that would give work visas to Korean professionals, according to a New York Ilbo editorial.