ICAS     Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc




August 18, 2001, Saturday
Jubilee Presbyterian Church
20 West Sixth Avenue at Fayette Street,
Conshohocken, PA 19428,
(610) 567-5093

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

Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, and Strategy

Prelude : ICAS Chamber Ensemble
Soo R Bae, cello
Hetti S Kang, piano
Dan Bi Um, violin
moderator Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow)
1: 00PM Welcome & Opening Address
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman)
1: 05PM The Immigrant Korean-American Community: Issues and Prospects
Sae Kyung Kim (President, EXEL Signs Co., Philadelphia)
1: 30PM The Jewish Experience in America: Roles Synagogue Plays for the Community Development
Seth Frisch (Rabbi & Academic Fellow, Interfaith Center, New York)
1: 55PM Germinating and Taking Roots in America: 'Acculturation' as the 'Assimilation' of the 21st Century: A Possible Shift In Focus for Post Immigrant Generation Korean Americans
Sahang Hee Hahn (ICAS Junior Associate; University of Pennsylvania)
2: 20PM The African-American Experience in America: Roles Leadership Play for the Community Development
Stephanie Franklin-Suber (Partner, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll LLP)
2: 45PM Challenges and Issues facing the Emerging Generation
Hetti S Kang (IT consultant, Accenture at SEI Investments)
3: 10PM Immigrants' Rights and Responsibilities
The Hon John D Trasviña (Special Counsel, Civil Rights Division, U S Department of Justice)
3: 35PM The Immigrant Church and its Culture in the Societal Context: Issues and Prospects
John Yongjin Jin (Pastor, New Church, Philadelphia)
4: 00PM Civil Rights: What It Is and What It Means To Us Today
The Hon Shelly Friedman (Appellate Judge, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania)
4: 25PM A Korean-American Legacy: So Chap'il and An Ch'angho as Early Pioneers
Jacqueline Pak (ICAS Fellow; Korea specialist, U S Library of Congress; Visiting Professor, UCLA)
4: 50PM Keynote Address: Asian/Korean Vision and Challenges for the 21st Century Workforce
The Hon Shinae Chun (Director, Women's Bureau, U S Department of Labor)
5: 30PM Closing Remark


Hwa Kyung Chae (American University)
Julia K Han (Council for America My Country)
Sung Jin Joung (Accenture)
Il Hwan Kim (ICAS Liberty Golf Classic)
Mark L Prior (Rubin & Associates)

Ad Hoc Committee

Soo R Bae, Young Wha Baek, Joon J Bang, Jerry Boucher, Shaun Cho, Im Ja P Choi, Julia K Han, Sandra K Han, Sahang Hee Hahn, Michael M Kang, C K Kang, Il Hwan Kim, In Whan Kim, Sang Joo Kim, Synja P Kim, Hyeon Y Kwak, David H Oh, Dennis O'Dowd, Sung Won Paek, Xingyi Que, Kwang Sang Rim, Dan Bi Um, Choon Ki Yoo


Council for America My Country
Jubilee Presbyterian Church
U S Department of Justice
U S Department of Labor

ICAS Reception & Dinner

August 18, 2001, 6:30 PM - 9: 30 PM
August Moon Restaurant (610 277 4008)
300 East Main St, Norristown, PA 19401

in honor of

The Hon Shinae Chun
Director, Women's Bureau
U.S. Department of Labor
Washington, D.C.

also featuring

Judge Shelly Friedman, Attorney Stephanie Franklin-Suber, Rabbi Seth Frisch,  Sahang Hee Hahn, Rev John Yongjin Jin, Hetti S Kang, Synja P Kim, Jacqueline Pak, Special Counsel John D Trasviña 
and many others

ICAS Chamber Ensemble
Soo R Bae (Cello), Dan Bi Um (violin), Hetti S Kang (Piano)

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