6:30 PM18:30

Embrace Unity Gala- Benefiting Underserved Youth Scholarships

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Council of Korean Americans (CKA)


Jihee Kim Huh | Kenneth Kim, M.D.


Daniella Carrasco


Janet Braun
CA Treasurer John Chiang
Julia Gouw
Fernando Guerra
Former Congressman Mike Honda
Peter Huh
Lena Kennedy
Johanna Kim
Paul Kim
Stewart Kwoh
June Lee
Congressman Ted Lieu
Councilmember David Ryu
Paul Song
Ana Valdez


Joon Bang
Carol Choi
Eugene Choi
Roy Choi
Alex de Ocampo
Mark Grisby
Chris Halverson
Peter Huh
Hyepin Im
Laura Jeon
Alexander Kim
Helen Kim
Jiah Kim
Esther Lee
Jessica Lee
John Lim
Jong Lim
Michelle Kim
Nanxi Liu
Emile Mack
Ben Pak
Jennifer Shin
Kwiri Yang
Michael Yang
Nancy Yoon
Sam Yoon
Connie Young


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Remembering Saigu at UC Irvine

Event Description: UC Irvine's Korea Law Center will host a forum where invited speakers and the audience will come together to remember Saigu, regarded as a watershed moment for many Korean Americans. The goal of the forum is to better understand the LA Riots of 1992 and to facilitate dialogue between different groups and generations. We will hear from speakers about the legal, economic, cultural, and political structures which explain the changes that followed. Participants will have the opportunity to engage, share, and assess how far we have come in the twenty-five years since April 1992. 

Time: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5-7 p.m.

Location: UC Irvine, Division of Continuing Education, 510 E. Peltason (Ste. 2070-2080) 


RSVP: Link to come

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Los Angeles 25 Years Later

This is just a reminder. We hope to see you on-campus for this special event on Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles Civil Unrest and celebrate the 20th anniversary of LMU’s Thomas & Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles. If you have not already done so, please RSVP to the link below. If you have any questions, please contact Alejandra Alarcon at (310) 338-4565.

Reflection and Celebration: A Night to Remember

Join the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles (StudyLA) at Loyola Marymount University for an evening 20 years in the making: Meaningful reflection on 25 years since the Los Angeles Civil Unrest of 1992, and the honoring of the 20th anniversary of StudyLA, the premier independent public opinion research center in and for Los Angeles.


Event Details

April 26, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Life Sciences Building
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045 

RSVP academics.lmu.edu/studyla/anniversary



We were there: Los Angeles in 1992

A conversation reflecting on the last 25 years in Los Angeles.

Warren Olney
Warren Olney is a veteran broadcast journalist and the award-winning moderator of the radio program “Which Way, L.A.?”

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke serves on numerous federal, state, and local boards. She retired from the LA County Board of Supervisors in 2008 after serving for 17 years.

Angela Oh
Angela Oh is an attorney, teacher, and public lecturer. She is is widely respected for her role as a spokesperson for the Korean American community post-1992.

Monica Lozano
Monica Lozano is the chair of the University of California Regents and the chair of the Aspen Institute. She is one of the most respected Latina business leaders in America.


We are here: Los Angeles in 2017

A conversation reflecting on the current state of Los Angeles and its future.

Larry Mantle
Larry Mantle is the host of AirTalk, the longest continuously running daily talk program in the Los Angeles radio.

Ana Guerrero
Ana Guerrero is chief of staff for city of Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti. 

David Ryu
David Ryu serves as councilman for Los Angeles City District 4. He is the first Korean-American to hold a council seat in LA.

Marqueece Harris-Dawson
Marqueece Harris-Dawson serves as a councilman for Los Angeles City District 8.


Celebrating 20 years of StudyLA

A celebration of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles. 

Fernando J. Guerra
Fernando J. Guerra is the director of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles and professor at Loyola Marymount University.


We hope to see you there!


Thomas and Dorothy Leavey 

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• Do Kim: KW Lee Center

• Povi-Tamu Bryant: Asian Americans Advancing Justice

• Joanne Kim: formerly of Community Coalition, currently at LA Councilman's Marqueece Dawsom Harris Office

• John Kim: The Advancement Project

• Pete White: LA CAN

• Edward T. Chang: UCR

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