Korean American Family Services (KFAM) celebrated its 33rd anniversary with a fundraising gala on Thursday night under the theme, “Together We Thrive,” at the Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles.
Author of ‘American Born Chinese’ and other graphic novels Gene Luen Yang was among this year’s recipients of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s ‘Genius’ grant of $625,000 which is given over a period of five years.
Korean American Advocacy Groups Spread Awareness of Voting and Citizenship in Immigrant Communities Ahead of Elections
Korean American non-profits in multiple parts of the nation have hosted and will continue to host awareness events and drives to increase voter registration and citizenship applications in the weeks and months leading up to the election.
Poland is considering a new abortion law which will ban all abortions except when the mother’s life is in danger.
Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Christian owners of a bakery in Oregon, continue to stand firm in their position on violation of their First Amendment right when they were fined $135,000 for declining to make a cake for same-sex wedding ceremony in 2013. occasion
Religion Supporting US Economy by Generating More Revenue Than Apple, Google, and Amazon Combined, Says Study
A new study published in interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion said that religion contributes more to US economy than Facebook, Google and Apple combined.
A California bill that would expand punishments for those who secretly record conversations with health are providers has been approved by vote by both the state's Assembly and Senate, and awaits the governor's signature.
Most Americans as well as Christians do not want to change Johnson Amendment which states that churches must lose their tax-exempt status if they endorse any political candidates, according to a new LifeWay Research.
Korean American Family Services (KFAM) will be hosting a second seminar on dating violence this month on September 14, from 10 AM to 11:30 AM.
Barna Study: Women Positively Impacted by Social Media, but Many Report Feeling Negative Emotions of Loneliness and Comparison after Overuse
A new study which sought to examine women’s experience with social media was launched by Barna in collaboration with Proverbs 31 Ministries. It found that women’s excessive interaction with social media added to their feelings of judgement, loneliness, jealousy and comparisons.
For those in the Korean immigrant community who have been wanting to become homeowners but have hesitated due to low income or bad credit, a non-profit in Los Angeles hopes to provide information and resources to empower them to buy homes.
A bill that has alarmed religious universities in the state of California over the past several months has been amended on Monday to take out a portion that would have required those institutions to provide restrooms according to gender identity and housing for same-sex married couples, among other requirements.
Korean Community Contributes to Providing New Backpacks and School Supplies for Chilren in Foster Care
Over 300 Asian American students living with foster care families are starting this school year with fresh school supplies and new backpacks thanks to the efforts of the Korean community.
Koreatown Redevelopment Plan Including Community Center Approved by L.A. County Board of Supervisors
Los Angeles County supervisors unanimously voted in approval of a plan to redevelop county-owned buildings in Koreatown to include a community center.
Religious Freedom Grave Concern in Majority of Countries Around the World: US State Department Report
The US State Department released the religious freedom report for the year 2015, and expressed grave concern over the state of religious freedom in a majority of countries around the world.