KCI 3rd Annual Bay Area Chuseok Festival

LIVE at the Presidio, San Francisco: Sept. 18 | Virtual Programming: Sept. 18 ~ Sept 26

KCI’s Stand Against Hate | #STOPASIANHATE

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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 >






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Senior Programs



Minari: Virtual Screening & Community Talk

KCI and Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) are co-hosting a special free screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Minari,” followed by a community talk reflecting on our shared and diverse immigrant experiences. *Limited capacity, U.S. viewers only*

*Virtual Screening: Friday, July 9, 5pm-9pm PDT (ONLY waiting list is available)
*Community Talk: Saturday, July 10, 2:30pm PDT

[SAVE THE DATE] | 3rd Annual Bay Area Chuseok Festival

Venue: The Presidio (San Francisco) & Online
Dates: Saturday, Sept.18, 2021 ~TBD

KCI is delighted to announce the return of the in-person Bay Area Chuseok (Korean Harvest) Festival at the Presidio, along with a limited virtual program. The Festival celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the Bay Area by offering a place for all of us to come together around our shared passion for all things Korean!

Korean Language Program Student Profile No.2

We are excited to introduce one of our Korean Language Program students, Chelsea Hollenbeck. A KCI volunteer since 2019 and currently in her 4th semester, Chelsea is a licensed recreational therapist and insurance underwriter. She enjoys a good hike with her dog Napo (who also understands Korean!), watching Korean variety shows, fitness training, traveling, and studying Korean.
(Click the image to read the interview)

In Our Community

We are heartbroken and outraged by the recent shootings in Atlanta. We grieve with the families and communities victimized by this and all hate crimes.

Click HERE to read KCI’s statement of STOP ASIAN HATE.

Click HERE to read Bay Area K-Coalition’s Joint Statement

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).