ICAS     Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc




August 17 - 18, 2000, Thursday - Friday
Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church Mission Center
706 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA 19044 (215) 542-0288

Challenges facing the Korean-American Community (KAC) in the New Century

Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, and Strategy

August 17, 2000 Thursday evening session (7: 00 PM - 10: 40 PM)

moderator Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow)
7: 30PM Convocation
Sung Kee Ho (Senior Pastor, Antioch Church of Philadelphia)
7: 35PM Welcome & Opening Address
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman)
7: 40PM Keynote Address
Gari Ledyard (King Sejong Professor of Korean Studies, Columbia University in New York City)
8: 20PM Discussion, Q & A
8: 40PM Children, Education and Excellence
Young K Park (Board of Education, Wissahickon School District, Montgomery County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania)
9: 10PM Discussion, Q & A
9: 25PM break
9: 40PM The Korean-American Community Is An Integral Part of America: Challenges and Vision
Hesung Chun Koh (Chair & President, East Rock Institute)
10: 20PM Discussion, Q & A
10: 40PM adjourn

August 18, 2000 Friday morning session (9: 00 AM - 12: 30 PM)

9: 00AM The Immigrant Church and Culture in the Societal Context: Issues and Prospects
Eui Hang Shin (Professor of Sociology, University of South Carolina)
9: 40AM Discussion, Q & A
10: 00AM Identity and Growth
Sahang Hee Hahn (Radnor High School, 17 yo)
10: 30AM Let's Learn More About America
Young Mi K Shim (Counselor, Korean Women's Association of Greater Philadelphia)
11: 00AM Role of Church in Society
Hyeon Yeong Kwak (Pastor, Tyrannis Korean Presbyterian Church)
11: 30AM Youth Development and Leadership: Issues and Answers
Steve Park (Pastor, Jubilee Presbyterian Church)
12: 00NN Ageing and Elder Care
Ae Sook Yoon (Director, Council for America My Country)
12: 30PM Lunch

August 18, 2000 Friday afternoon session (1: 15 PM - 2: 45 PM)

1: 15PM Discussion, Q & A
2: 45PM recess

August 18, 2000 Friday evening session (7: 00 PM - 11: 00 PM)

7: 00PM Korean American Communities: External and Organizational Perspectives
Jongmoo Jay Choi (Laura H. Carnell Professor of Finance and International Business, Temple University)
7: 40PM Discussion, Q & A
8: 00PM Information Technology for Learning and Teaching
Mike Woodall (Superintendent, Norristown Areas School District)
8: 40PM Discussion, Q & A
9: 00PM Civil Rights: What It Is and What It Means to Us Today
Michael Churchill (Chief Counsel, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia)
9: 40PM Discussion, Q & A
10: 00PM Empowerment, Leadership and Mainstream
"T. S." Tong Soo Chung (Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Service Industries and Finance, International Trade Administration, U. S. Department of Commerce)
10: 40PM Discussion, Q & A
11: 00PM Closing Remarks

Acknowledgement: Shine Electronics Inc
Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church

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