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KAVC, Comfort Women, and Holocaust Survivors Submit Petition to the Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN

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Invited to the US by the Korean American Voters’ Council, “Comfort Woman” Survivors Yong Su Lee and Ok Sun Lee with Holocaust survivor Ethel Katz, visited the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations on December 16th at 11AM. The three women delivered petitions to the Japanese government calling for Japan’s formal acknowledgment and…

Press Conference of Comfort Women and Holocaust Survivors (The 1000th Seoul’s Wednesday Protest Promotion Event)

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  [From left, clockwise: Chejin Park Esq., Dongchan Kim, Kupferberg Holocaust Center’s Executive Director Dr. Arthur Flug, KAVC Chairman Esther Lee, Artist Steve Cavallo, Holocaust Survivors Hanne Liebmann and Ethel Katz]   In November 21, 2011, Korean American Voters’ Council had a press conference about the upcoming event, “Comfort Women & Holocaust survivors Calling for…

KAVC Hotline for 2011 General Elections

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[Photo: KAVC Staff Searching Poll Sites and addressing issues. November 8, 2011]   On November 8th, 2011, Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) opened an election hotline for New York and New Jersey’s General Elections. KAVC received a total of 40 phone calls. This year, there was little trouble at the poll sites that were reported to…

NYC Councilman Peter Koo’s Local Community Development Fund to KAVC

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[Photo: KAVC President Dongchan Kim receives donation from NYC Councilman Peter Koo] November 7, 2011, Peter Koo, NYC Councilman, donated $2,000 to Korean American Voters’ Council for local community development. Councilman Koo funded $1,8000 from his salary to nine local community service organizations. Among the nine organizations, KAVC was the only organization representing for Korean…

NJ Interns Award Ceremony

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    On November 2nd, 2011, Korean American Voters’ Council’s New Jersey interns received community service commendations from NJ State Senator Loretta Weinberg, NJ State Assemblyman Gordon Johnson, and NJ State Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle. KAVC interns participated in various community grassroots projects for thirty-six weeks from April to November. Fourteen interns helped with voter registration…

Korean Voters in NJ District 37

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In anticipation of the November 8th General Election, Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) compiled the total number of Korean voters in District 37 from US Census. The total number of Korean voters is 4,784.    The municipalities that are in District 37 are: Alpine, Bogota, Cresskill, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Fort Lee, Hackensack, Leonia, Northvale, Palisades…

KAVC Golf Tournament

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Oct 26, 2011: The Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) held a golf tournament fundraiser at the Pelham Split Rock Golf Course. Sixty people attended this tournament. Sijoon Lee had the honor of becoming a medalist. First place for Men: Sang-gyu Lee, and First place for women: Jungsoo Choi