Korean American Resource and Cultural Center

aka KRCC   |   Chicago, IL   |  www.chicagokrcc.org
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Mission

KRCC's mission is to empower the Korean American community through education, social service, organizing/advocacy and culture. KRCC serves the Korean American community of greater Chicago, now estimated at over 100,000.

Ruling year info

1995

Principal Officer

Dr. Sik Son

Main address

6146 N. Lincoln Avenue

Chicago, IL 60659

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EIN

36-3991857

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (S01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (R01)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

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Our programs

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Youth Leadership Development, Advocacy, Culture & Arts, Social Service

1) New American Initiative Citizenship Program: Assists 30 community members in applying for citizenship each month and assists an additional 40 per month via telephone consultations. Civics classes and tutoring also are offered to clients who are preparing for their citizenship exams.
2) English as a Second Language/ESL Classes: Beginners and intermediate classes offered quarterly with 20 community members served per quarter. Students improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills while also learning about the American government.
3) Translation/interpretation Services: These services are offered free of charge to community members with about 300 community members served each year.
4) Youth Program: KRCC offers an after school program for high school students two days a week and every weekday during the summer months. This program attracts 60 youth each year.
5) Building Sisterhood: Educates Korean and Asian girls/young women about gender issues. 15 girls/young women participate each year.
6) Low Income Tax Clinic: Teaches community members their rights and responsibilities as taxpayers through forums and one-on-one consultations. Assists community members in applying for the Earned Income Tax Credit. This program serves almost 1,000 community members each year.
7) Culture Program: Includes the Lunar New Year Celebration, the Korean Street Festival, at least twenty five traditional Korean drumming performances and youth workshops. This work reaches over 10,000 people per year.
8) Immigrant and Human Rights Project: Strives to educate and organize community members around immigrant and human rights issues. Through outreach efforts, this project reaches over 10,0000 community members per year.
9) Project Participate: Includes voter registration, education, operation of a voter hotline, get out the vote and exit polling for federal, state and city elections. This project reaches over 5,000 communtiy members during election years.

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Awards

Milestone Award - KRCC's Youth Leadership Council 2008

Asian American Institute

Ron Sable Award for Activism 2006

The Crossroads Fund

Financials

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Korean American Resource and Cultural Center

Board of directors
as of 06/05/2016
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Hyon Ko

Director of Business Services, HSBC

Becky Belcore

Catherine Han

Sol Jan

Young Ju Ji

Charlie Jung

Hyon S. Ko

Chae Gu Lee

Cori McMillan

Kap Joon No