Accomplishments

2018
Accomplishments

Project Sori

Launched Project Sori, a Sexual Assault project, using the #MeToo Movement.

DV Workforce Dev & Entrepreneurship

Strengthened domestic violence workforce development and entrepreneurship program, including launch of candle-making business for survivors.

Healthy Meals

Nourished 5000 children by distributing healthy, API-friendly meals to over 210 child care providers.

DV Housing First

Kicked off DV Housing First, a homeless prevention and long-term empowerment project to help domestic violence survivors secure permanent housing.

Foster Family

Expanded the Asian American Foster Family Initiative into the Korean, Chinese and Filipino communities in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

35th Anniversary

Celebrated KFAM’s 35th Anniversary Gala, “Share the Journey,” on September 19, 2018 with a record number of more than 500 guests.

Previous
Accomplishments

2016

Graduated the first 40-hour DV state certification training class specifically for Korean clergy in Southern California. We had a class for 8 Korean seminary students and another class for 18 clergy.


Also, KFAM becomes the first and only licensed Foster Family Agency (FFA) in the US, specializing in the needs of API foster children and recruiting culturally responsive foster families.

2014

KFAM conducted the first and only foster parent training course (36-hour, 6-week class called PS-MAPP) conducted in Korean in US history.

KFAM had the first all-Korean graduating class of 16 Korean American parents (9 families) who became licensed foster parents.

KFAM conducted the first backpack drive (350 backpacks) and holiday gift drive (150 presents) targeted towards Asian Pacific Islander foster kids in LA County.

2012, 2014, 2016

KFAM held its first and only Korean Mental Health Screening Day in LA County, a community event for Korean Americans to learn more about mental health, receive screening, and meet with Korean speaking mental health clinicians.

2013

KFAM formed Life Beyond, the only Korean-language DV survivor support group in LA County.

2011

KFAM launched the first and only child supervised visitation program in Southern California with Korean speaking monitors.

1989

KFAM launched the first 52-week domestic violence batterers’ treatment program offered to Korean Americans in LA County.

1983

KFAM becomes the first and only Korean specific agency in LA County dedicated to serving Korean Domestic Violence victims.

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