KYCC Clinical Services is recruiting Korean and Korean American participants who have experienced, or know someone who has experienced, an incident of hate crime or racism, to join an in-person focus group. Focus groups will be conducted in both Korean and English.
A 45-year-old man suspected of striking Asian American Navy vet at a Koreatown bus stop in what police called an unprovoked attack was arrested Friday.
The existing infrastructure primarily supports already over-bloated policing budgets and post-facto “research” about reporting. Victims of hate crimes violence and their families should not have to rely upon Go Fund Me pages to pay for medical expenses. Volunteer forces working to build community-based safety efforts should not have to rely on out-of-pocket donations alone to… Read more »
People came from a diversity of communities, joining in solidarity to honor victims of violent hate crime attacks on Asian Americans, re-committing themselves to continue the fight to address systemic causes of the violence and extend efforts to build unity. A key demand coming out of the event was to have funds from both the… Read more »
LAist.com By Josie Huang Published Feb 17, 2022 11:26 AM Under the gauzy glow of a shopping plaza sign in Koreatown, dozens of people gathered for a vigil Wednesday night to mark a bleak anniversary. A few yards away from where they stood, on the corner of 6th and Berendo, is where a Korean American veteran… Read more »
Korean Daily Coverage of February 16 Solidarity Event to Honor Victims of Anti-Asian Violence “증오범죄라는 바이러스와 싸우고 이웃끼리 따뜻한 웃음을 되찾읍시다!” “Let’s fight the virus of hate crime and bring back warm smiles among our neighbors!” 지난 16일 오후 6시 LA한인타운 6가와 사우스 켄모어 애비뉴에는 한인 등 50여 명이 모여 아시아계 증오범죄를 규탄하고 희생자를 추모하는… Read more »
Koreatown senior testimonial for NSC
NSC members were able to meet with over 60 seniors in Koreatown on Saturday, February 11, to share ideas about community safety and basic self-defense. A big thanks to Mr. Huh for doing the translation labor for NSC members unable to speak Korean! There are several senior housing facilities in Koreatown, many of which are… Read more »
https://ktownforall.org/reportcard/ Presenting the first annual Ktown For All Councilmember Report Card. “Our goal in evaluating the performance of city councilmembers is to educate the public and provide useful information about how LA city government works (or doesn’t). We hope to continue this project, tracking councilmembers’ records over time, and using the data to hold politicians… Read more »
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a man who was trying to break up a fight outside a 7-Eleven convenience store in Koreatown in the early morning hours Saturday. Jan. 15, 2022. (ANG News) Los Angeles police reported Monday that Jose Garibay, Josue Alegria and… Read more »