On March 7th, the Koreatown Youth and Community Center (KYCC) and LTSC Community Development Corporation officially opened the Menlo Family Apartments, a brand new affordable community serving a variety of populations, including homeless and low-income families, transition aged youth, and children with mental illness.
Media Archives: 2013
Day to day, Ms. Jaemin Kwon oversees one of the busiest banks in Downtown Los Angeles’s Fashion District as a Branch Manager at BBCN Bank. In the evening, she volunteers her time at KYCC’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site as an income tax preparer. Jaemin has volunteered since 2011 and has returned every tax… Read more
We would like to take this opportunity to recognize California ReLeaf (CA ReLeaf) for their support in greening Koreatown. CA ReLeaf is a nonprofit organization that empowers grassroots efforts and builds strategic partnerships that preserve, protect and enhance California’s urban and community forests. Our partnership began in 2009, when CA ReLeaf provided $158,000 in grants… Read more
On Tuesday, Oct. 15th, KYCC’s Environmental Services unit joined forces with Pepperdine University’s Advancement and Public Affairs office to green and beautify the greater Koreatown area. KYCC’s Environmental Services unit was happy to initiate this relationship with Pepperdine for the betterment of the Koreatown community. Ryan Allen, the manager of the Environmental Services unit, states… Read more
Earlier this year, KYCC Children’s Center received a technology grant from the Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s office. To foster a tech-savvy generation, we introduced 16 iPads this fall for the children to use during small and large group times. Teachers will use this technology as an additional tool in multiple subjects such as… Read more
It’s that time of the year again! The one that we look forward to all year, when families come and take part in the excitement of the holiday season! KYCC will be hosting our 20th Annual Holiday Carnival on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at Wilshire Park Elementary School. Last year, over 2,500 people joined the festivities for organized games, entertainment, and… Read more
Our employees’ dedication and enthusiasm allow KYCC to provide quality services to the Koreatown community. We recognized three outstanding individuals who demonstrated a strong commitment to the advancement of our mission at the KYCC Fall All Staff Retreat on Sept. 13. Ken Kim’s sense of humor, patience and flexibility have made him a critical player… Read more
KYCC’s Leaders in Enrichment & Academic Development (LEAD) provides leadership development for high school-aged and older youth who are recruited as mentors for KYCC’s Crossroads Middle School Program (MSP). These “LEADers” aid staff with daily program facilitation and curriculum diversification. Since 2011, MSP offered biweekly clubs coordinated entirely by LEADers for our participants. During the… Read more
The Koreatown Youth & Community Center (KYCC) and Mark Ragins, M.D., Medical Director of MHA Village, a program of Mental Health America of Los Angeles, will be honored on Thursday, October 24, 2013, by Mental Health Advocacy Services at its Annual Celebration.
On Aug .1, KYCC held its highly anticipated 12th Annual Benefit Concert at the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall. Led by spirited conductor Seung Ju Kim, the Korean American Youth Symphony opened up the night and awed the audience with skills beyond their age. Violinist Yoon-Hee Kim’s lively Sarasate pieces and pianist Sandra Nam’s graceful… Read more