CKA’s Chicago Leadership Forum

By |April 26th, 2014|News|

On April 26, 2014, CKA was in Chicago hosting an event that was co-branded and co-organized with four other groups: Korean American Bar Association of Chicago Korean American Association of Chicago Korean American Coalition – Chicago Kollaboration Chicago The Leadership Forum took place on Saturday, April 26 and featured six interactive panels of accomplished Korean [...]

Welcome to Our New Website

By |November 8th, 2013|News|

Thank you for visiting the new We have upgraded our site's platform so that it is easier for us to post new content and add new features. Help us stay in touch with you by signing up forour newsletter, or just by contacting us with your thoughts or questions. Welcome!

Nov 19 Seminar – North Korea’s Changing Society: Insights From a Defector

By |November 6th, 2013|News|

The mainstream narrative on North Korea focuses on Kim Jong-un, nuclear weapons, missiles and (bizarrely) Dennis Rodman. However, beneath the high-level histrionics there are 24 million North Koreans quietly driving multiple bottom-up social changes, including grassroots marketization, corruption and new information flows. This event will be a unique opportunity to learn more about these changes [...]

We Have a Dream

By |August 29th, 2013|News|

Yesterday, as our nation celebrated 50 years since Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech, speaker after speaker acknowledged that while our nation has made much progress on civil rights, we have much work ahead of us. What does this mean for us, as Asian and Korean Americans? As my daughter [...]

2013 White House Briefing

By |August 1st, 2013|News|

On August 1, 2013, the Council of Korean Americans (CKA) co-sponsored the second annual White House briefing with the White House Office of Public Engagement (OPE). The White House briefing was held at the White House in Washington, DC where more than 150 Korean American community leaders attended and had the opportunity to hear from [...]

2013 Community + Congressional Leaders Event

By |July 31st, 2013|News|

CKA held its first-ever public event on August 1, 2013, hosting six members of Congress and over 250 people from the DC metro area and around the country to a discussion and dialogue on three important issues that affect our community, followed by a reception.   Thank you to our speakers on Immigration Reform, Affordable [...]

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