In this episode, Sheena and Steve discuss the various issues faced by at-risk youth and the various minority groups that live in LA’s Koreatown. The Koreatown Youth and Community Center works to help the community and provide accessibility with anything from education and health to housing and finances.
Steve S. Kang is the Director of External Affairs, overseeing communications, grants, special events, government, and community affairs. He is also a Commissioner on the Central Area Planning Commission at the City of Los Angeles. Prior to joining KYCC, Kang served as District Director in the California State Assembly and Executive Director of the Korean American Coalition (KAC). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with honors from Columbia University and a Master of Science from The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. In 2016, Kang was honored by the Empowerment Congress as one of 40 Emerging Civic Leaders Under 40.