On April 21, KYCC hosted its 15th Annual FORE Children and Families Golf Classic at Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine, CA. Proceeds from the FORE Children and Families Golf Classic are used to support KYCC's services including mental health services, affordable housing, early childhood education, after-school programs, youth development, environmental services, and financial education.
KYCC’s Prevention Education Hosts Overdose Awareness Day Event in MacArthur Park
On Wednesday, August 31, KYCC Prevention Education hosted the first International Overdose Awareness Day event in MacArthur Park! The first ever International Overdose Awareness Day was commemorated 20 years ago and is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.
KYCC’s Prevention Education Hosts First MYPARC Summer Leadership Program
From June 12 through August 5, KYCC's Prevention Education hosted its MYPARC Summer Leadership Program. This is the first internship that the MPCI team led where many of the ideas that went into the curriculum were inspired by what they did in MYPARC, a coalition that MPCI runs during the regular school year. MPCI has a couple of goals in MacArthur Park, which include focusing on promoting smoke-free environments and encouraging the health of the Westlake community.
KYCC Prevention Education Joins Back to School & Food Pantry Event
On Saturday, July 30, 2022, KYCC's Smoke Free Multi-Unit Housing team collaborated with Metro LA & LA Care Health Plan Community Resource Center to provide the community with bilingual resources and support around secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing.
Environmental Services Hosts Summer Youth Program to Beautify Koreatown
Since 2012, KYCC has hosted its Environmental Services Summer Youth Program, which provides paid positions for youth in Los Angeles to join KYCC’s Environmental Services team. Over the course of the summer, the youth take part in activities such as tree planting, community engagement and outreach, graffiti removal and abatement, street cleaning and more, to learn about how KYCC works to keep our community clean and beautiful.
KYCC, CARS, and Getty Celebrate Koreatown
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Getty Center, Getty partnered with community organizations across Los Angeles County to provide free arts festivals to the public. KYCC, CARS, and Getty hosted Celebrate Koreatown on June 11 and 12 at Jamison Services Liberty Park in Koreatown. The two day festival featured performances, art, workshops, and activities to showcase all of the diversity and cultural beauty that Koreatown has to offer.
KYCC’s Clinical Services Hosts Parent Self Care Yoga Event
On June 9, KYCC Clinical Services' API-PFF and API-PNA collaborated with Yoga Angels International Foundation to host a Parent Self Care event for mothers. Parents were gifted yoga mats, water bottles, and an acai bowl at the end of the session. There were 8 mothers at the event, and 4 babies in the next room who received childcare!