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Events

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Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Check out our most recent event!

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First Full Moon Festival, 2/23/2024

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Senior Health Seminar, 2/14/2024

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Parents Seminar, 2023

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Chu-Seok 
Festival

KACS hosted a Chuseok (Full Moon ) festival at the Bascom Community Center on Sep 29th. This event combined traditional holiday celebrations with essential services for the local Korean and community residents. The presence of local officials and politicians at the event convey appreciation for the society's efforts and the promotion of K-culture. The event featured diverse artistic performances and an enjoyable raffle drawing for attendees.

Full Moon (Chu-Seok) Festival 2023

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Senior Health & 
Wellness Fair

KACS hosted the Senior Health & Wellness Fair on May 12th, focusing on promoting the well-being of local seniors. The event featured programs such as a joint pain management seminar conducted by a pain medicine specialist, lung capacity screenings by Breathe California, and a community health worker program for overall senior health management. 

May 12th, 2023

Senior Health & Wellness Fair 2023

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Citizenship Workshop 2023

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Seminar for small business owners

KACS successfully hosted an educational seminar for local small business owners on Tuesday, September 5th, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. This seminar was dedicated to empowering the rights and legal knowledge of Korean-American small business owners, providing them with diverse information and expert advice to prepare for potential future challenges and to operate successfully in a safe business environment.

Seminar for small business owner, 2023

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Parent's Day Event

On May 8th, in celebration of Korean Parent's Day, KACS provided a special lunch and gifts to seniors who participated in SNP. Additionally, in honor of the occasion, KACS conducted a two-day event called "Visiting Parent’s Day" on May 9th and 10th, visiting low-income senior apartments in our area.

May 9th, 2023

Parent's Day Event 2023

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First Full Moon
Festival

On February 3rd, at the Bascom Community Center, we celebrated the First Full Moon tradition with cultural performances, delicious food, and fantastic company. Thank you to everyone who made it a special occasion. It was a truly wonderful experience for the seniors in our community.

Feb 3rd, 2023

First Full Moon Festival 2023

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Blood Pressure Seminar 2022

A health seminar for blood pressure management was held for seniors participating in the senior wellness program. The seminar was conducted by Jessica Moon, a senior manager who is continuously receiving training from professional organizations as a community health worker, and 20 seniors participated.

 November 29th, 2022

Health Seminar 2022

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Domestic Violence Prevention Seminar
2022

In commemoration of October Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are holding an online workshop on October 18 to prevent domestic violence and establish a healthy family culture in the immigrant society.

October 18th, 2022 

Domestic Violence Prevention Seminar 2022

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IHSS Program Seminar
2022

To revitalize KACS Korean-American caregivers and support employment, training was conducted to acquire qualifications for caregivers for the IHSS program.

May 20th, 2022

IHSS Program Seminar 2022

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SNP Grand Opening 2022

April 27th, 2022

On Wednesday, April 27th, KACS hosted its grand opening for the Senior Nutrition Program at the Bascom Community Center! Overall, this event was a success as many of our seniors joined us in celebration as we served hot nutritious lunches using our hybrid model of either choosing to take out their lunch or dining in. Thank you to Santa Clara County, City of San Jose, and everyone else who joined!

SNP Grand Opening 2022

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42nd General Meeting 2021

August 21st, 2021

On August 21st, KACS hosted its 42nd General Meeting! During this meeting, we presented our impact/accomplishments from July 2020 to June 2021, discussed future plans on expanding our programs/services, got approval for the 2021-2022 budget and confirmation for the new Board of Directors from our members, and lastly ended with a Q&A session. A big thank you to our Board of Directors and staff for creating a safe environment for our members to join us in person!

42nd General Meeting 2021

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Parent's Day
2021

May 7th, 2021

어버이날, also called Parent's Day is a day where we celebrate all parents! Due to COVID-19, we were not allowed to have a proper event for this special day, however we made the best that we could to make sure that our appreciation goes out to our parents and our seniors! With this, KACS staff and volunteers created a drive-thru where seniors can pick up their gifts and lunches! With social distancing protocols, KACS made sure that it was most important for our seniors and families to be safe!

Parent's Day 2021

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Chuseok Festival
2020

September 26th, 2020

​추석(Chuseok), is a Korean holiday in which we celebrate the good harvest. This is actually a major harvest festival that is celebrated on the 15th day for the 8th month of the lunar calendar on the full moon. During this event, we also provide traditional Korean food. Due to COVID-19, this event was not a gathering event. With our drive-thru, we were able to create a successful event with the help of our volunteers from SYC, SCU KSA, and others as well. We hope that we can continue to be more successful for upcoming events. Be safe and Happy Chuseok!

Chuseok Festival 2020

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First Full Moon 
Festival 2020

February 8th, 2020

​대보름 (Daeboreum), otherwise known as the First Full Moon Festival, is a Korean holiday in which we celebrate the first full moon of the new year of the lunar Korean calendar. We also, provided food from K-Star Doshirak. With the help of Santa Clara University, OakGrove High School, and our KACS volunteers we were able to be successful in this event! Thank you. 

First Full Moon Festival 2020

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Mobile KACS Program

Starting in October 2022, KACS began "a mobile KACS program," in which we visit senior housing regularly to provide social services and health and wellness programs to target home-bound seniors. Through this program, we aim to prevent social isolation, provide social welfare services for at-risk seniors and educate about health promotion in SC County's low-income senior apartments.

 December 25th-26th, 2022

Movile KACS Program 2022

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Thanksgiving Event
2022

KACS organized an event to provide special lunch and dessert to SNP program participants for Thanksgiving. About 120 seniors participated in the event, which served bibimbap and pecan pie, which seniors most prefer among the SNP meal menus, so that they could enjoy the American holiday atmosphere together.

 November 23th, 2022

Thanksgiving Event 2022

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Lung Screening Event
2022

KACS resumed the free lung examination service, which had been provided every year before Covid-19, after two years. Breathe California was an event to check the health of seniors through lung capacity and blood pressure tests.

September 21th, 2022

Lung Screening Event 2022

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Meci-Cal Seminar
2022

KACS held a seminar to provide accurate information on the Medi-Cal insurance beneficiary expansion bill, which will change in 2022.

May 20th, 2022

Medi-Cal Seminar 2022

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Full Moon Festival 2022

February 11th, 2022

대보름(Daeboreum), otherwise known as the First Full Moon festival, is a Korean holiday in which we celebrate the first full moon of the new year of the lunar Korean calendar. During this event, we prepared special gifts including a COVID-19 test kit as well as KF-94 masks, as well as providing lunch for 200 of our seniors! We hope to continue these efforts moving forward in 2022. Let's have an amazing rest of the year! Please make sure to stay safe and well!

Full Moon Festival 2022

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2021 학부모 웰빙 Webinar

July 28th, 2021

In this webinar, KACS alongside AACI presented to many Korean American school parents different methods of stress management, addressing the struggles/hardships that children may be experiencing during this COVID-19 pandemic, as well as setting a healthy mindset for those of children and parents from immigrant families. On behalf of KACS and AACI, we would like to thank each and every one of you for joining this webinar and we hope that this webinar gave everyone insight into personal wellbeing as a parent during this pandemic. 감사합니다! ♥️

2021 학부모 웰빙 Webinar 

(Parent's Wellbeing Webinar 2021)

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Hotspot Giveaway
Event 2021

March 27th, 2021

In sponsorship with the San Jose Public Library (SJAccess), KACS and the SJ Library Team were able to give out many hotspot devices to seniors and families who are residents in San Jose. These hotspot devices enable our seniors and families to use high-speed internet at the comfort of their homes up til 4 months. We would also like to thank the San Jose Public Library for coming and working together with us for this event. 

Hotspot Giveaway Event 2021

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Parent's Day
2020

May 14th, 2020

어버이날, also called Parent's Day is a day where we celebrate all parents! Due to COVID-19, we were not allowed to have a proper event for this special day, however we made the best that we could to make sure that our appreciation goes out to our parents and our seniors! With this, KACS staff and volunteers created a drive-thru where seniors can pick up their gifts and lunches! With social distancing protocols, KACS made sure that it was most important for our seniors and families to be safe!

Parent's Day 2020

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Santa Toy 
Event 2019

December 23rd, 2019

Every year right before Christmas, KACS hosts this event in which we invite our friendly neighbors to bring their families and enjoy the presents and Christmas-themed food such as hot chocolate, DIY sprinkled cookies, and many more! We wish everyone a wonderful holiday as well. Side by side with the Family Resource Center, we were able to make this event a joyous environment!

Santa Toy Event 2019

Youth Workshop, 2023

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IHSS Provider
Seminar

On June 23rd, the KACS held a seminar for Korean caregivers with the aim of enhancing their professional expertise in the field of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). The seminar provided explanations on caregiver qualification acquisition, updated methods of timesheet completion, and important precautions to be taken.

June 23, 2023

IHSS Provider Seminar 2023

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Seminar on Elder Abuse Prevention

KACS held a seminar on preventing elderly crime, inviting professional attorneys from SALA. They discussed physical and mental elder abuse, support systems, and recent issues like document forgery and illegal acquisition of personal information.

April 25th, 2023

Seminar on Elder Abuse Prevention 2023

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Holiday Sharing Event

In celebration of the holiday season, on December 21st and 22nd, KACS held a "Love Sharing" event to provide special lunches and gifts to 150 SNP participants. In addition, our staff members visited over 100 seniors living in eight low-income apartments in Santa Clara County.

 December 21st-22nd, 2022

Holiday Sharing Event 2022

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Parent Seminar
2022

KACS provided parent seminars in partnership with the Asian Law Alliance. The seminar provided a variety of information, such as an overall understanding of the American school education system, a healthy and safe school life for children, and the role of parents in forming positive relationships between parents and children.

 November 23th, 2022

Parent Seminar 2022

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Chuseok Festival
2022

KACS held the 'Hangawi Festival' at the Bescom Community Center on September 9th, Friday to celebrate Chuseok, the biggest holiday in Korea. This event was the first face-to-face cultural event since the pandemic, and was successfully completed with a total of 265 people attending.

September 9th, 2022

Chuseok Festival 2022

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Mother's Day Event
2022

In commemoration of Mother's Day, KACS held a “Visiting Mother's Day” event to visit 110 isolated seniors who live in low-income senior apartments for two days on May 5th (Thursday) and 6th (Friday). This event was able to happen with the support of the Open Stewardship Foundation, the Asian Pacific Fund, and Jeong Kwan Jang. We would like to express our deepest gratitude to the organizations and volunteers who supported this event.

May 5th & May 6th, 2022

Parent's Day Event 2022

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Chuseok Festival 2021

September 17th, 2021

​추석(Chuseok), is a Korean holiday in which we celebrate the good harvest. On September 17th, KACS hosted its usual drive-thru event for Chuseok. 

During this event, we also provide traditional Korean food. Due to COVID-19, this event was not a gathering event. With our drive-thru, we were able to give out special lunches and gifts for our seniors/families. We hope that everyone is still staying safe and healthy.

Chuseok Festival 2021

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KA Town Hall Meeting 2021

July 10th, 2021

50 Korean American leaders gathered at this event presented by KACS, KACF-SF, and KABANC to address ongoing AAPI hate crimes and prevention, discussing the urgent issues facing our Korean American community. This event was a great success, and we truly appreciate everyone who attended and voiced their opinion on the biggest challenges they had. With all of the information we have gathered, we hope to continue this amazing effort to share and empower voices within the greater KA community and figure out our action plan.

Korean American Town Hall

Meeting 2021

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First Full
Moon Festival 2021

February 26th, 2021

대보름(Daeboreum), otherwise known as the First Full Moon festival, is a Korean holiday in which we celebrate the first full moon of the new year of the lunar Korean calendar. We were able to provide lunches and gifts to almost 200 seniors. We hope that everyone enjoys this day and a Happy New Year! COVID-19 can't stop us! We hope that everyone is staying safe as well.

First Full Moon Festival 2021

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New Voting Experience &
2020 Census

February 29th, 2020

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters and KACS presents the New Voting Experience for 2020 Election and the 2020 Census as the new way to bring light to our members about what our Korean community can do to help as a civil's duty. During this, we were able to speak about the new VCA (Voter's Choice Act) Policy placed this year for our elections, as well as discuss about why we all count for Census 2020 for April 1st, 2020!

New Voting Experience for 2020 Election & 2020 Census

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Korean Arts 
Festival 2019

December 14th, 2019

예술제 (Yehsulje), or the Korean Arts Festival, is an event that KACS hosts every year to show off the enchanting beauty of Korean culture. During this event, we showcase our wellbeing classes such as Zumba, 장구 (Korean drums; Jang-gu), Line Dancing, Ukelele, and many more!

Korean Arts Festival 2019

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