ICAS Summer Symposium

August 9, 2003 10:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Montgomery County Community College
Science Center Room 214
340 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422

( http://www.mc3.edu )

The Korean Diaspora:
Challenges facing the Korean-American Community (KAC)
Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, and Strategy

10:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remark: What Are The Issues?
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman)
Karen A Stout (President, Montgomery County Community College)
10:10 AM Raising An All-American Child: Challenges and Issues
Sook Hee Yoo (Senior Attending Staff & Director of Older Adult Unit, Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment, Philadelphia)
10:55 AM A Chinese-American Experience: Building An Immigrant Community and A Strategic Vision
S. B. Woo (President, The 80-20 Initiative; former Lt Governor, State of Delaware)
11:40 AM Empowerment, Leadership and Mainstream
John K. Han (Assistant United States Attorney)
12:25 PM The Latino-American Experience in America: Roles Leadership Play for the Community Development in the Societal Context
Hernán Guaraco Calderón (Publisher, AL DÍA)
1:05 PMLunch
1:45 PM The Japanese American Experience: Learning from History
A Hirotoshi Nishikawa (President, Japanese American Citizens League / Philadelphia Chapter )
2:30 PM A Growth Strategy for the Immigrants: Issues and Prospects
Jason C. Jang (Senior Radiation Specialist, U S NRC) and Joseph E. McGrory (Counseling Psychologist)
3:15 PM Greetings & Proclamation: The Korea Day
(Nelson Diaaz, Barton Hertzbach, Terence McAuliffe, Edward Rendell, Rick Santorum, Arlen Specter, John Street, Curt Weldon)
3:30 PM The ICAS Youth Excellence Programme:
Constructing Building Blocks for Future and Success

Julia K. Han (Deputy Director for External Affairs, ICAS)
4:15 PM A Sociopsychological Perspective on the Contemporary Korean-American Church Culture: Issues and Critical Examination
Chang Gyu Hahn (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
5:00 PM America Is My Country: Let's Be Part of It
Jeannie J.Hong (Judge, Baltimore City District Court)
6:30 PM ICAS Reception and Dinner

Guest of Honor:

Grand Master Jhoon Rhee
(Father of American Tae Kwon Do Martial Art
The White House President's Advisory Commission
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders)

G. Cameron Hurst III (Professor of Korean & Japanese Studies, University of Pennsylvania)

Joyce K Kim (Chair, The Korean Women's Support Committee, Philadelphia)

Chung Soo Lee (Director for Public Affairs, CAMC)

Min Kyung Song (PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania)

Chong U Yi (President, Delaware County Korean-American Association, Pennsylvania)
Council for America My Country (CAMC)
Montgomery County Community College

Blue Bell Country Club, Council for America My Country (CAMC), Courtesy Hana Travel Inc, ICAS Liberty Golf Classic, ICAS Youth Excellence Program, Law Firm of McMahon, & McMahon, Montgomery County Community College, SK Enterprises International Inc, Sports Connections Inc.

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