collaboration with the Chicago Korean American
Chamber of Commerce, the Center held the
informative workshop for Korean employers who
hire immigration workers on the 11th of March.
Over twenty employers attended this event from
various industry which included restaurants,
retail/wholesales, dry cleaning and
construction. Mr. Tim Bell from Chicago
Workers’ Collaborative presented on what to do
when you receive no-match letters and how you
can prevent legal disputes regarding labor
We thank following individuals for all
their effort in assisting with Workplace
– Bob Kang, Gunil Park, Bryant
Kim,Hyekyong Eum, Songsun Pak, Jane Kim,
Lily Kim, Jeeyeun Lee, Dr. Yoon Mo Lee
and Inchul Choi, Suryon Yon, Junghwa Lee
from Korean American Community Services.
In addition, the Center sends our
gratitude to all of you, workers and
employers, who have filled out the
Center held a seminar for those who await
their citizenship interviews and eligible
permanent residents in the community in order
to explain what the procedure involves and
what to do and not to do during your
interviews on the 22nd of March.
Two main speakers were Mr. Valentine Obregon,
Community Relations Officer and Ms. Mira Choi,
Immigration Officer, both from Chicago branch
of United States Citizenship and Immigration
Services. 16 Korean applicants who attended
the event commented that it was an engaging
and useful seminar with mock interviews and
Adult Poongmul Class
Center has been offering weekly adult poongmul
classes since last summer and it resumed its
spring semester from the 20th of March. Under
the instruction of Mr. Byungsug Kim, Ilkwa
Nori Director, the total of 16 students
practice intermediate Janggu techniques 7 to 9
PM every Thursdays.
Center’s Youth Council FYSH has been selected as
one of the awardees of Milestone Makers Award by
the Asian American Institute for its immigrants
rights advocacy work. The group will honored on
the 23rd of April at the Milestone Awards
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