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The Korean Center (KCI)

We are a community-based, non-profit organization established in 1974 in San Francisco.  KCI offers an array of educational classes, cultural workshops and events, and social services.  LEARN MORE >



Korean Language Programs
(King Sejong Institute)

Our classes for adults are now offered online.  LEARN MORE >






Events & Workshops











Senior Programs



Advanced Ramen Making Workshop Series 
Workshop #1: Soondubu Kimchi Ramen

Welcome to our new food workshop series, Advanced Ramen! The first in the series will be Soondubu Kimchi Ramen (순두부 김치 라면). KCI Board member and talented food expert, Sarah Kim-Lee, will be leading the workshop on Friday, Jan. 29 at 6 PM.

This event has limited capacities. Get your ticket now before they are gone!

Translation Volunteer Recruitment

In partnership with Tax-Aid, a nonprofit organization offering free tax services for low-income families  in SF, KCI will help to offer free tax return services for low-income Korean seniors in the SF Bay Area. We are looking for volunteers fluent in Korean and having an accounting background. If you are interested or have questions, please contact Diane, KCI Program Coordinator, at

Click HERE to volunteer with KCI

Volunteer Spotlight

KCI depends heavily on the generosity of numerous dedicated volunteers to achieve our mission. We are truly grateful for their commitment and contributions of time and expertise.

We are pleased to introduce you to Lauren Bullock, who has been a volunteer and Korean language student at KCI since 2018.

(Click the image to read the interview)

In Our Community

Korean Center, Inc. (KCI) stands in unequivocal solidarity with the Black Community in response to the senseless killing of George Floyd and the many other indiscriminate acts of violence, brutality and injustice against Blacks and other people of color.  Click HERE to read KCI’s statement of solidarity (in Korean and English).