Supporting Our Community

Learn about Bay Area nonprofits serving Korean American & other communities

 

  • Visit participating nonprofits via “virtual booths” below
  • Learn about programs & services these organizations offer the community
  • Join K-QUEST, answer questions about the nonprofits, and earn points toward prizes!
  • If you discover an organization you want to support, make a donation & earn even more K-QUEST points!

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) raises awareness of the experience of Immigration into America through the Pacific. AIISF collects and preserves the rich stories and personal journeys of thousands of immigrants, and shares them with visitors and everyone living in America through education initiatives and public programs. AIISF reminds us of the complicated history of immigration in America. It serves as a symbol of our willingness to learn from AIISF’s past to ensure that our nation keeps its promise of liberty and freedom.

API Legal Outreach

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO), was founded in 1975 as Nihonmachi Legal Outreach to promote the development, empowerment, and self-reliance of the community through the provision of culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal, social, and educational services to those with extraordinary needs. APILO works to break the cycle of violence against women, youth and seniors, to advocate for the rights of immigrants and those with disabilities, to promote the dignity and independence of seniors and advocate for the basic rights such as affordable housing and the rights of tenants.

Asian Women's Shelter

Asian Women’s Shelter (AWS) was founded in 1988 to address the needs of women, children and transgender survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, especially those who are immigrants and refugees. The survivors we work with every day embody the true meaning of courage, hope, and determination. They inspire our unrelenting commitment to end violence in our families, communities, and world.

Department of Motor Vehicles

The DMV Virtual Office allows you to conduct select transactions that previously required an office visit. This new convenient service allows you to upload necessary documents to complete your transaction. A DMV customer service representative will review and contact you to finalize the process – saving you time and a trip to a DMV office.

Why Wait? SAVE YOURSELF A TRIP! DMV Virtual Office allows you to conduct select transactions that previously required an office visit. virtual.dmv.ca.gov

Korean American Community Foundation of SF

The Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco (KACF-SF) was founded in January 2014 in an effort to address the needs of the Korean American community in the greater Bay Area. KACF-SF is committed to making a difference by: raising awareness, providing grants and capacity-building assistance and fostering philanthropic giving.

Korean Community Center of the East Bay

Since 1977,  Korean Community Center of the East Bay (KCCEB) has had its finger on the pulse of the cultural, social, and political fabric of the Bay Area’s Asian American communities. KCCEB is a leading Korean agency that provides comprehensive service, education, community resource development and advocacy for immigrants in the Bay Area, with a focus on East Asians.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

The Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) was founded in 1984 by coalition of volunteers who recognized the need for a strong artistic and cultural force in the Chinatown area. Since opening it own facility in 1996 in the heart of Oakland’s Chinatown districtm the OACC has prsented countless high-quality cultural programs including performances, workshops, festivals, school tours, classes, and exhibitions.

Simple Steps

Simple Steps is a nonprofit organization founded in 2017 to help female immigrant talent in their professional goals. Simple Steps wants to see an inclusive and diverse workplace where women can overcome systemic barriers and fulfill their professional dreams.

Silicon Valley Korean School

Founded in 1974, Silicon Valley Korean School (SVKS)  is the largest Korean language school in the US. With over 1,000 students and more than 50 teachers, SVKS is able to offer various programs educating the Korean language and heritage. SVKS language program is divided into 50 classes by both the level of fluency and age group from pre-kinder aged children through adults. SVKS elective program consists of 26 classes including Korean traditional dance and music as well as other various classes that help students develop their hobbies.

Support Us

*All activities at this year’s Chuseok Festival are being offered free of charge to participants (vendors as well as attendees), recognizing the challenging times many are facing.  For those in a position to make a donation, KCI would greatly appreciate any financial support to help offset festival costs, as well as to support our social services and programming for seniors.
No amount is too small. Thank you in advance for your support!*