KYCC Awarded $75,000 S. Mark Taper Foundation Grant
KYCC has been awarded a generous $75,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation to support programs for limited-income youth and families in Koreatown. The funding provided by the Foundation will be utilized for KYCC’s programs and services that support the needs of children and families in our immediate community.
Youth Services Launches Elementary Racial Justice Workshop Curriculum
On Feb. 4 and coinciding with the beginning of Black History Month, KYCC Youth Services launched the first Racial Justice Curriculum workshop for its Wilton Elementary program. The workshops aim to create a safe environment where students can learn about race, identity, and become advocates for social justice.
Project Sticker Shock Helps Prevent Underage Drinking
According to the Research Triangle Institute, a recent survey showed an increase in the amount and frequency of alcohol consumption during the pandemic. During the recent Project Sticker Shock on December 22, KYCC’s Prevention Education staff placed approximately 200 stickers on alcoholic beverages in two different liquor stores in the community.
New Year’s Table Top Campaign to Address Drunk Driving
The Coalition for Prevention and Awareness in LA Metro (CoPALM) collaborated with seven restaurants to launch the Table Top Campaign (TTC) for the New Year’s holiday. CoPALM’s Table Top Campaign disseminated approximately 400 coasters with anti-drunk driving messaging in English and Spanish. The materials reminded customers to drink responsibly and practice safe driving habits during this recent major drinking holiday.
Kids Town Celebrates with Virtual Holiday Performance
To celebrate the holiday season, Kids Town hosted its Annual Holiday Performance Celebration on December 18. Usually hosted in the Kids Town parking lot, this year’s Zoom performance allowed families near and far to watch the preschool students in their virtual performance locally and from other cities and states across the country.
CBB Bank Donates PPE for KYCC’s Holiday Carnival
In preparation for the 2020 Annual Holiday Carnival, KYCC staff and volunteers have been hard at work packing toys, PPE, and COVID-19 resources for more than 400 of KYCC’s clients and families across the greater Koreatown area. This year, due to the rapid rise of COVID-19 across Los Angeles County, the Holiday Carnival has been adapted to take place with safe, socially distanced deliveries of gifts.