IgniteNextGen is a six-week online fellowship program hosted by the Council of Korean Americans (CKA) and Korean American Coalition – Los Angeles (KAC) for college students, recent graduates, and young professionals to gain leadership skills, and civic awareness to create a positive change in their environment.

Our Core Values

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Identity-Building

We want fellows to explore their Korean American identity through history, literature, and storytelling.
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Personal Enrichment

We will lead fellows through culturally relevant mental health topics and teach healthy mental health practices.
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Professional Development

We want to equip fellows with important skills to develop their academic and professional careers.

Meet the Team

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Ireh Yoon

Community Services Manager (KACLA)
Angela Cho (Color)

Angela Cho

Membership & Program Manager (CKA)
Grace Jihyun Lee

Grace Jiyun Lee

Director of Programs (KACF-SF)
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Catherine Chon

CKA Intern (CKA)
Esther Jung

Esther Jung

Program Manager (KACLA)
Kevin Koo

Kevin Koo

Community Engagement Manager (CKA)
Jeany Chang

Jeany Choi

Operations & Program Coordinator (KACLA)
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