OC Register Highlights KYCC Tax Client

A Feb. 6 Orange County Register article on the new California Earned Income Tax Credit highlights Tanya James, a KYCC tax client who benefitted from this new program. James, a single mother of three, needed to stay home more with her youngest child, who has a disability. This greatly impacted the family’s finances last year…. Read more

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KYCC Partners with Mayor’s Office in Tax Services Campaign

On Feb. 2, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched the Free Tax Prep Los Angeles campaign in collaboration with local private and public organizations, including KYCC. The campaign is designed to provide free tax preparation services to low-to-moderate income households and help eligible families claim thousands of dollars’ worth of State and Federal tax credits…. Read more

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KYCC Heads Countywide API Child Abuse Prevention Program

On Feb. 2, KYCC hosted a kickoff meeting for the newly established Asian Pacific Islander Partnership for Families (API PFF) Collaborative, which will address the needs of pregnant women and families with children aged five or younger who are at risk for child maltreatment. KYCC was designated the lead agency of the new child abuse… Read more

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KYCC Annual Appeal 2016 Raises Over $15,000!

KYCC is tremendously grateful to our supporters—many of whom were NEW supporters this year—for donating to our Annual Appeal 2016. Our goal for the Annual Appeal was $10,000 and we raised over $15,000! The agency intends to use 100% of the proceeds from this year’s campaign towards our Youth Services programs and services. KYCC’s Youth Services includes academic… Read more

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KYCC’s Free Income Tax Assistance Starting Jan. 23

KYCC’s Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, provided by our Community Economic Development unit, offers free tax help to people who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. The VITA clinic will open on Jan. 23. Since its inception in 2006,… Read more

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KYCC’s 23rd Annual Holiday Carnival Delivers 2,000 Toys!

On a beautiful, crisp L.A.-winter day, KYCC held its 23rd Annual Holiday Carnival at Leo Politi Elementary School in Koreatown on Sat. Dec. 17. Thousands of residents came out to enjoy the festivities, which included carnival games, raffle prizes and hand-wrapped toys from Santa and his elves. Leo Politi Elementary School Principal Luis Ochoa opened… Read more

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KYCC’s First #GivingTuesday Campaign Raises Over $6,000

With the support and generosity of dozens of donors, KYCC surpassed our goal for our first #GivingTuesday campaign by raising over $6,000! With these proceeds and our toy donations, we will be able to provide over 2,000 toys for the very deserving children who will attend KYCC’s 23rd Annual Holiday Carnival on Sat., Dec. 17. This… Read more

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KYCC Launches “Late Night Study Night” Evening Youth Program

KYCC understands that many students in Koreatown have busy parents who work long hours and aren’t home until past 6 p.m. Late Night, Study Night (LNSN) is a new program that supports those students looking for some extra academic support and company during these times. LNSN provides a fun, supervised space for middle and high school… Read more

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KYCC’s 23rd Annual Holiday Carnival Coming Soon!

KYCC will host the 23rd Annual Holiday Carnival, presented by CBB Bank on Sat. Dec. 17, featuring family-friendly activities and a toy giveaway for children ages 0-10. We are expecting over 2,700 children/adults from Koreatown and neighboring communities at the event, which will be held at Leo Politi Elementary School (2481 W. 11th St. Los… Read more

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KYCC’s “Know Why We Grow” Cleanup Takes New Approach to Graffiti Remediation

On Sat., Nov. 19, KYCC hosted a Pico-Union neighborhood cleanup. A partnership between KYCC’s Environmental Services and Prevention Education units, our “Know Why We Grow” event sought to beautify U.S. Food Market and clear the neighboring area of trash and blight. “For the past year, our store has been tagged—sometimes twice a day—by local gangs,”… Read more

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