KYCC is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago of the 53rd Assembly District. KYCC is one of more than one hundred nonprofits that will be honored by their state senators and assemblymembers for their tremendous contributions to the communities they serve.
KYCC Plants 14 Trees with UPS Volunteers
On October 23, 2021, KYCC staff, community volunteers and the amazing employee volunteers at UPS, got together to plant 14 trees in Country Club Park, Los Angeles. UPS employees were excited to roll up their sleeves and grab a shovel! KYCC's Environmental Services team created a fun, hands-on and meaningful learning experience for this enthusiastic UPS volunteer group.
Preventing Underage Drinking During the Holidays
On December 15, 2021, KYCC's Prevention Education placed over 500 stickers on alcoholic beverages in two liquor stores for the 2021 holidays. The stickers read "Did you know? Purchasing or providing alcohol to anyone under the age of 21 is a serious crime." The stickers aim to inform, educate and remind community members on the consequences of selling and providing alcohol to underage youth.
BRIDGE Students Create Art With Self Help Graphics & Art
On December 4, 2021, KYCC's BRIDGE students participated in a screen printing workshop with multimedia artist Joan Zamora, led by Self Help Graphics & Art. The workshop taught participants how to create a stencil, transfer their designs onto a screen, and print them onto tote bags. The workshop explored the theme of "Koreatown and Home."
KYCC Hosts In-Person Holiday Carnival
Our annual Holiday Carnival was a walk-thru event held exclusively for current clients and residents of our affordable housing apartments. On December 11, 2021, hundreds of KYCC clients and their families enjoyed free, hand-wrapped gifts for children ages 0-10,
Vaccination Program Offers In-Language Assistance for Seniors
KYCC's vaccination program has provided in-language support and public health education in Spanish, Korean, and English to over 1,000 Koreatown community members. The Los Angeles County has subcontracted with 16 agencies across Los Angeles, to work with high-need populations that have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.