Unacceptable: Loose talk of war with North Korea

By |August 2nd, 2017|News|

"If thousands die, they're going to die over there, not here." These are the words that President Donald Trump used, according to US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), in their conversation about a military attack to stop North Korea from testing missiles. This kind of rhetoric is unacceptable to Korean Americans, who came from "over there" and who have family, [...]

The Law That Changed the Face of America

By |October 3rd, 2015|News|

Called by one pundit "the most important piece of legislation that no one's ever heard of," the Hart-Celler Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, passed fifty years ago today, is the reason why many in our community call ourselves Korean Americans and not South Koreans. Tom Gjelten, a correspondent for National Public Radio, tells a [...]

2015 White House Briefing

By |October 3rd, 2015|News|

CKA’s first-ever National Summit is, in many ways, the natural evolution of our previous signature event – the White House Community Briefing. Held first in 2012, the White House event’s popularity propelled us to think of how to maximize the experience for Korean American leaders from across the country in their engagement of our public [...]

CKA + LOKA 2014 Mentoring Day

By |December 6th, 2014|News|

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, CKA and our co-sponsor the League of Korean Americans (LOKA) came together to provide a space for conversations between successful, accomplished KA leaders and young people in the DC metro area. Our goal was to sow seeds in young minds that will bear fruit as they develop and grow. In [...]

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