Events

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Upcoming Event

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KACS EAP Program Orientation

[Empowerment Advocacy Program]

KACS is launching a new program called "KACS Empowerment Advocacy Program" by expanding the scope of existing social services. This program is to assist mono-lingual Korean speaking clients who have difficulty with getting access to professional resources including medical, legal, domestic violence, and mental health.

When: January 21, 2022 | Friday @ 4 - 6 PM

Where: Korean Palace

[2297 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128]

Content of Orientation:

Empowerment Advocacy Program Orientation

Guest speakers in social, legal, and medical fields

Volunteering opportunity

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Past Events

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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

Check out our most recent event!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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