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KCCD - Empowering Lives and Communities
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SHINE YOUR LIGHT

Empowering Lives & Communities

Through Faith & Community Partnerships

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see
your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. – Matthew 5:16”

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Our mission is to advance the Asian American community’s participation, contribution, and influence through faith-based and community partnerships. KCCD/FACE serves as a light and bridge between the Asian American community and the greater community at large by connecting and creating private and public collaboration, maximizing the capacities of faith-based organizations and other community non-profits, increasing access to resources and funds, and assisting low-income individuals and revitalizing neighborhoods.

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The 16th Annual Homeownership Fair is two days away! 🏡🏡 Register for this FREE event at 16hof.eventbrite.com 🏡🏡

#Homebuyers: Learn about down payment assistance programs (Up to $60,000) in Los Angeles, California and special mortgage loan products (Low down payment and credit score req. and/or no MI.)

#Homeowners: Learn about mortgage assistance programs, such as Keep Your Home California (Get up to 18 months of mortgage paid or help catch up on past dues.)

Thank you to our sponsors: Bank of America, Bank of the West, Boston Private, California Housing Finance Agency, Citi, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Forest Lawn, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., The Korea Daily, The Korea Times, MB Financial, National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses, Radio Korea, Southwestern Law School, U.S. Bank, Union Bank, YTN
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The 16th Annual Homeownership Fair is two days away! 🏡🏡 Register for this FREE event at 16hof.eventbrite.com 🏡🏡#Homebuyers: Learn about down payment assistance programs (Up to $60,000) in Los Angeles, California and special mortgage loan products (Low down payment and credit score req. and/or no MI.)#Homeowners: Learn about mortgage assistance programs, such as Keep Your Home California (Get up to 18 months of mortgage paid or help catch up on past dues.)Thank you to our sponsors: Bank of America, Bank of the West, Boston Private, California Housing Finance Agency, Citi, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Forest Lawn, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., The Korea Daily, The Korea Times, MB Financial, National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses, Radio Korea, Southwestern Law School, U.S. Bank, Union Bank, YTN

Korean Churches for Community Development added an event.

The 16th Annual Homeownership Fair will provide home buyers and homeowners an opportunity to meet with real estate agents, banks, and industry professionals and attend a seminar to learn more about the home buying process, down payment assistance programs, mortgage assistance options, and more. The event is free to the public.
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Korean Churches for Community Development shared KoreanAmericanStory.org's Legacy Project: SaIGu LA Riots - Joe Ahn.

KoreanAmericanStory.org
The eighth of eleven #SAIGU stories, Joe Ahn shares his story during the #LARiots. In the aftermath, Joe played a critical role in helping to pass a revitalization act that included components such as: loans and tax credits for Korean-owned businesses.

In partnership with KoreanAmericanStory.org

The SAIGU Commemoration Service for 25th Anniv. of the L.A Riots is now three days away! Share and RSVP at www.saigu429.org
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This video is the eighth of 11 #SaIGu #LARiots stories we will publish in 11 days to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of SaIGu (4-29 LA Riots).Joe Ahn recalls feeling both fear and anger during SaIGu: fear that his father would get hurt during the riots, and anger that the people who were most affected by the public's expressed frustration with the government were the people who had the least resources. As businesses went bankrupt in #Koreatown, new laws were created that effectively made it very difficult for the common types of Korean-owned businesses to reopen. Joe Ahn played a critical role in helping to pass a revitalization act that included components such as: loans and tax credits for Korean-owned businesses.Recorded in LA in partnership with Hyepin Im of Kccd Kccd, Korean Churches for Community Development.

Korean Churches for Community Development shared KoreanAmericanStory.org's Legacy Project: SaIGu LA Riots - Richard Choi.

KoreanAmericanStory.org
The seventh of eleven #SAIGU stories, Richard Choi is the current vice chairman of RadioKorea. As the VP of Radio Korea during the #LARiots, he shares the role the company had in bringing the Korean-American community together during a time of crisis.

In partnership with KoreanAmericanStory.org

The SAIGU Commemoration Service for 25th Anniv. of the L.A Riots is this Saturday! Share and RSVP at www.saigu429.org
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This video is the seventh of 11 #SaIGu #LARiots stories we will publish in 11 days to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of SaIGu (4-29 LA Riots).Richard Choi is the current vice chairman of Radio Korea, and was the vice president of Radio Korea in 1992. He recalls the shift in mindset during the LA riots: from one of survival to one of protecting Koreatown, Los Angeles and the community. He explains the central role that Radio Korea had during SaIGu and beyond: receiving and relaying information related to emergencies, fires, and looting during a time described as being “like a war zone.”The process of setting up a temporary FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency center beautifully illustrates how the many different parts of the Korean American community came together during a time of crisis to support and serve one another.Recorded in LA in partnership with Hyepin Im of Kccd Kccd, Korean Churches for Community Development.

Korean Churches for Community Development shared KoreanAmericanStory.org's Legacy Project: SaIGu LA Riots - Michael Woo.

KoreanAmericanStory.org
The sixth of eleven #SAIGU stories, Michael Woo served on the Los Angeles City Council during the #LARiots. Michael was the first Los Angeles City Council member to call for the resignation of the #LAPD police chief after the Rodney King case, and thereafter became a leader in racial reconciliation efforts.

In partnership with KoreanAmericanStory.org.

Our SAIGU Commemoration Service for 25th Anniv. of the L.A Riots is four days away! Share and make sure you RSVP at www.saigu429.org
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This video is the sixth of 11 #SaIGu #LARiots stories we will publish in 11 days to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of SaIGu (4-29 LA Riots).Michael Woo was the first Asian American elected to the Los Angeles City Council, and served from 1985 to 1993. Despite risk to his political career, Michael was the first Los Angeles City Council member to call for the resignation of the #LAPD police chief after the Rodney King case, and thereafter became a leader in racial reconciliation efforts. Michael is currently the dean of the College of Environmental Design at Cal Poly Pomona (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona), for which he has combined his political leadership ability and urban planning background to successfully execute his position.Recorded in LA in partnership with Hyepin Im of Kccd Kccd, Korean Churches for Community Development.

Korean Churches for Community Development shared KoreanAmericanStory.org's Legacy Project: SaIGu LA Riots - TC Kim.

KoreanAmericanStory.org
The fifth of eleven #SAIGU stories, TC Kim shares his #LARiots story as a journalist in 1992. In partnership with KoreanAmericanStory.org

The commemoration service is less than a week away! Say you're going by checking out our event page SAIGU Commemoration Service for 25th Anniv. of the L.A Riots and don't forget to RSVP at www.saigu429.org.
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This video is the fifth of 11 #SaIGu #LARiots stories we will publish in 11 days to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of SaIGu (4-29 LA Riots).TC Kim, a journalist in 1992, hit the streets to capture photos during the LA riots, even though his wife asked him to stay home. Despite being chased at one point by angry looters who noticed his camera, TC remained committed to his work as a journalist. While he has been personally and profoundly affected by the losses and grief of SaIGu, TC remains hopeful of the progress that has been and will be made. He notes that among many different organizations founded in 1993, the year after the riots, the #LAPD launched the Community Police Advisory Board (C-PAB), which facilitates direct communication, connection, and collaboration between the police and leaders in the community.Recorded in LA in partnership with Hyepin Im of Kccd Kccd, Korean Churches for Community Development.

Korean Churches for Community Development shared KoreanAmericanStory.org's Legacy Project: SaIGu LA Riots - Carol Kim.

KoreanAmericanStory.org
The fourth of eleven #SAIGU stories - Carol Kim shares her #LARiots story, as a graduating high school senior during the 1992 Riots. In partnership with KoreanAmericanStory.org

The commemoration service is less than a week away! Say you're going by checking out our event page SAIGU Commemoration Service for 25th Anniv. of the L.A Riots and don't forget to RSVP at www.saigu429.org.
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This video is the fourth of 11 #SaIGu #LARiots stories we will publish in 11 days to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of SaIGu (4-29 LA Riots).Carol Kim was a graduating high school senior when the LA riots broke out, but she was already a leader committed to overturning injustice. Frustrated by white journalists' coverage of the LA riots, she sent out a call and mobilized a large crowd of Korean Americans to protest outside the local TV station--and the crowd grew so large that the TV station sent a reporter to address the situation. Carol encourages people of all communities to respond to current social justice issues because we are all part of one larger community.Recorded in LA in partnership with Hyepin Im of Kccd Kccd, Korean Churches for Community Development.

Korean Churches for Community Development shared KoreanAmericanStory.org's Legacy Project: SaIGu LA Riots - Blake Chow.

KoreanAmericanStory.org
The third #SAIGU stories out of eleven by KoreanAmericanStory.org, hear about #LAPD Commander Blake Chow on his #LARiots story.

We are a week away from the SAIGU Commemoration Service for 25th Anniv. of the L.A Riots! Don't forget to RSVP at www.saigu429.org
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This video is the third of 11 #SaIGu #LARiots stories we will publish in 11 days to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of SaIGu (4-29 LA Riots).Commander Blake Chow is Assistant Commanding Officer - Operations West Bureau, Los Angeles Police Department (#LAPD). Commander Chow recalls how he, as a young police officer in 1992, was called in for a nearly impossible task: to stop the thousands of people who were looting stores, and protect the firefighters who were trying to save stores and lives. He emphasizes that since the time of the LA riots, the LAPD has changed its paradigm about how it works and communicates with various communities (Korean American, African American, Hispanic, LGBTQ), which has improved their relationships.Recorded in LA in partnership with Hyepin Im of Kccd Kccd, Korean Churches for Community Development.