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“Buy Local, Shop Smart” Meeting with Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein

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On Friday, July 29 2011 KAVC (Korean American Voters’ Council) interns met with Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein and presented their “Buy Local, Shop Smart” campaign. [Presenting their project to Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein] [From the left : Daniel Chun (Queens HS for Science), Ye Jun Hahn (Bayside HS)] The “Buy Local, Shop Smart” campaign intends to show that when…

Washington DC trip

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[Steven Kim, Hyunjee Song, Lauren Chung, Albert Kim, Jisoo Park, Jisung Kim, Ted Kim, Jaewoo Jung, Wendy Choi, James Park, Michelle Suh, and intership coordinators Nuri Han, Minji Kim and Alex Lee] On July 27, The New Jersey interns of KAVC went to Washington D.C. as their annual event. KAVC interns met with their Congress…

July 25th 2011, Kissena Park Community Survey

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              [In Kissena Park, Sangbo Nam (Hunter HS 12th Grade) asking someone to fill our the community survey]    On July 25th 2011, Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) interns and volunteers went out to Kissena Park to conduct a community survey. Going within the park, interns and volunteers asked people resting on the benches to fill…

Ester Chung Visits KAVC

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Ester Chung with KAVC New Jersey Staff and Interns   Ester Chung is a Korean American immigrant of Bergen County who now works as the Assistant to County Executive. The path she has taken to reach this position was not a short and easy one. She was born and educated in South Korea, but she…

Start of Multicultural Survey by KAVC Interns

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On July 18th, 2011, Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) New York interns began the “Perceptions of Koreans” survey. This survey was created to measure what other races/nationalities in our municipalities feel about Korean Americans. This survey is the first of its kind in the Korean American community. This is a great opportunity to measure their…

Northern Boulevard Parking Regulations Change Update

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On July 7th, Korean American Voters’ Council (KAVC) discussed about the issues of Northern Boulevard parking regulations with New York City Councilman Peter Koo. KAVC specifically discussed about changing Northern Boulevard parking regulation that has been investigated since 2009, and requested Koo’s office to confirm the process and possibility of enforcing the changes.   [July…

NYC Councilman Peter Koo’s Staff Visit KAVC

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On July 7th, Peter Koo’s senior staff visited the Korean American Voters’ Council. Chief of Staff James McClelland, Director of External Affairs Scarlette Cho, and an intern were in attendance.   KAVC interns introduced to the staffers the “Buy Local, Shop Smart” project proposal. This project urges citizens to spend more in local stores than that…