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Mobilizing the Community!

By March 28, 2006 No Comments

On July 26th, KRCC held a press conference to launch its “Korean American VOTE 2004” campaign that focuses on voter registration and mobilization in the greater Chicagoland.Held at the Foster Bank Community Center, over 100 community members attended the event.Josh Hoyt, executive director of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) spoke at the press conference highlighting the importance of this campaign and applauding its efforts to mobilize the Korean American community for the November elections.The campaign has a goal of registering 2,000 voters by October 3rd and conducting aggressive Get Out The Vote activities to ensure their participation during the November elections.This effort is in made possible through the collaboration of 30 Korean American organizations and a four-member steering committee, where KRCC brings years of expertise in civic engagement and voter empowerment work.