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2014, Year in Review

 


KALAGNY's 2014 Holiday Party


On December 16, 2014, over 100 KALAGNY members and friends joined us at our 2014 Holiday Party at Suite 36. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY with Ambassador Se-Joo Son at the UN Evening of Friendship


On December 12, 2014, KALAGNY officers and board members attended an Evening of Friendship hosted by Ambassador Se-Joo Son. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY Women's Committee Meeting with Jimmy Lee, Executive Director of Restore NYC


On November 24, 2014, Jimmy Lee, Executive Director of Restore NYC spoke with KALAGNY's Women's Committee about sex trafficking in New York and in the US and the organization's work to restore the well-being and independence of foreign national survivors. To view photo, click here.


KALAGNY & Morgan Stanley: Unconscious Bias, a Conversation with Duane Hughes


On November 17, 2014, KALAGNY and Morgan Stanley jointly hosted "Unconscious Bias, a Conversation with Duane Hughes," Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, International Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, about unconscious stigmas and minority attrition, in particular in the workplace. To view photos, click here.

KALAGNY's Pro Bono Attorneys Appreciation Night


On November 14, 2014, KALAGNY held a dinner in appreciation of our pro bono clinic's volunteer attorneys. To view photos, click here.

KALAGNY @ KACF 2014 Gala


On November 12, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended and supported the KACF 2014 Gala. To view photos, click here.

KALAGNY @ NAPABA 2014 Convention in Arizona


On November 6-9, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended the 2014 NAPABA Confernece in Arizona. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY Mentorship Program Kickoff Reception


On October 16, 2014, KALAGNY's Mentorship Program held its Kickoff Reception at New York Life.  Mentors and mentees enjoyed the evening meeting one another and getting excited for the upcoming mentorship year.  To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY at St. John's Law APALSA General Meeting


On October 8, 2014, KALAGNY's Boardmember Eve Cho Guillergan and VP EJ Thorsen presented on behalf of KALAGNY at the General Meeting of the APALSA at St.  John's University School of Law. To view photos, click here.


IAKL Conference in NYC


From  October 2-October 5, 2014, KALAGNY and IAKL co-hosted this year's IAKL Conference at Fordham Law School.  To view photos, click here.



KALAGNY at the Korean Day Parade


On October 4, 2014, KALAGNY marched proudly in this year's rainy Korean Day Parade, then enjoyed lunch together at Han Bat. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY's Annual Flushing BBQ


On September 29, 2014, KALAGNY held its annual Flushing Dinner at Shin Jung Restaurant, where members and friends connected and reconnected over Korean BBQ. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY's President Kyun Yi sworn in as Executive Council of the Network of Bar Leaders


On September 29, 2014, KALAGNY President Kyun Yi was sworn in at the Appellate Division, Second Department, as the Network of Bar Leaders Executive Council by the Honorable Randall Eng. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY @ CM Vallone's Korean Community

Leadership Meeting


On September 23, 2014, KALAGNY attended a Korean Community Leadership meeting hosted by City Councilmember Paul Vallone and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz.  Various leaders and representatives of the Korean American community and interests attended to share and discuss the needs and happenings of the community. 


KALAGNY Women's Committee Event


On September 23, 2014, KALAGNY's Women's Committee participated in "Escape the Room," a fun and interactive game night where participants in a room were given clues to figure out together how to get out of the room in 1 hour. View photos here.


KALAGNY @ Hofstra Law School


On September 22, 2014, KALAGNY participated in Hofstra Law School's Bar Association Fair. View photos here.


KALAGNY + IAKL Joint Mixer


On September 18, 2014, KALAGNY and IAKL held a joint mixer and reception at Krush Bar to kick off the upcoming IAKL Conference in NYC. View photos here.


Meet & Greet with NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito


On September 12, 2014, KALAGNY attended a meet and greet event hosted by NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. View photos here.

KALAGNY Immigration & Prosecutors Committees

Joint Happy Hour


On August 26, 2014, KALAGNY's Immigration Committee and Prosecutors Committee held a joint happy hour event.

To view photo, click here.


KALAGNY 2nd Annual Picnic


On August 16, 2014, KALAGNY, jointly with AABANY, held its 2nd Annual Picnic at Central Park.  To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY Celebrates 69th Anniversary of Korea's

8/15 Independence Day


On August 15, 2014, KALAGNY helped celebrate Korea's 69th 8/15 Independence Day at the KAAGNY celebration event in Flushing, NY, along with community leaders, representatives and members of numerous Korean American organizations.


KALAGNY Supports Comfort Women Survivors


On August 5, 2014, KALAGNY co-sponsored "In the Face of Tyranny: I Will Not be Silent", a program at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center to raise awareness about the issue of comfort women survivors. Korean comfort women survivors from the House of Sharing traveled from Korea to Queens to share their stories.  To view photos, click here


KALAGNY Seminar at Queens Library


On July 19, 2014, KALAGNY Immigration Committee members Lynn Cho, Jae S. Lee and Eve Guillergan (chair) gave an informational seminar on the basics of immigration law to the Korean-American community at the Queens Library in Fresh Meadows, New York. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY for DACA


On July 8, 2014, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), along with KALAGNY's Eve Cho Guillergan and local elected officials and immigration advocacy groups, urged young undocumented immigrants in the New York area to enroll and reapply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,
an initiative implemented in June 2012 that provides temporary protection against deportation.

For Congresswoman Meng's press release, click here.

To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY Supports Immigration Reform


On June 27, 2014, Senator Charles Schumer, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, KALAGNY's Eve Cho Guillergan and key New York State immigration advocates rallied on the one-year anniversary of the Senate immigration bill passage.  Overlooking Ellis Island and Lady Liberty, Senator Schumer and immigration advocates, including those representing the Hispanic, Caribbean, Asian and Irish communities, urged the House to pass immigration reform this July.  The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill, which Senator Schumer helped craft and pushed through the Senate a year ago, has still seen no action from the House.  Eve Cho Guillergan spoke at the press conference and represented KALAGNY. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY @ APALA NJ


On June 26, 2014, KALAGNY attended the APALA NJ 2014 Gala.

To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY @ NYIC


On June 23, 2014, KALAGNY attended the New York Immigration Coalition 2014 Gala. To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY 2014 Gala


Our 28th Anniversary Gala was a great success!
To view photos, click here.


KALAGNY @ Ambassadors Reception

On May 12, 2014, KALAGNY attended a reception at the Korean Consulate. In attendance were Consul General Se-Ju Son of Korea, Amb. Ho-young An of Korea, Amb. Sung Kim of the U.S., and former Congressman Donald Manzullo, President of KEI.

  

 

KALAGNY @ JALBCA

On May 12, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended JALBCA's annual gala.

 

       

KALAGNY @ Citizenship Day

On May 10, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends volunteered at the NYC citizenship application day.

 

 

KALAGNY's Happy Hour in Long Island

On May 6, 2014, KALAGNY held its first Happy Hour in Long Island!

 

 

KALAGNY's Financial Planning CLE

On April 30, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended a CLE program on financial planning for young lawyers.

 

 

KALAGNY @ KALCA's 2014 Gala


On April 24, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended KALCA's annual gala.


KALAGNY's 2014 Spring Reception:  April 17, 2014
Mid-Term Elections & General Membership Meeting
 

On April 17, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends joined together at

Lee Anav Chung White & Kim LLP for our 2014 Mid-Term Elections and General Membership Meeting We enjoyed wine and sushi! 

Congratulations to current board members who were re-elected:  Bridgette Ahn, Chul Pak and Maria Park. We also congratulate our newly elected board member: Sung Kim. Term commences July 1, 2014 and ends June 30, 2016.

 

KALAGNY's Board Member: Eve Cho Guillergan

On April 5, 2014, KALAGNY's Board Member, Eve Cho Guillergan, was honored by NYC Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.

 


KALAGNY's Pre-Gala Happy Hour: March 26, 2014

More than 50+ members and friends joined together on March 26, 2014 for our Pre-Gala Happy Hour at Le Midi. We enjoyed complimentary drinks and food. There were many winners of our raffle, including a ticket to our 28th Anniversary Gala at the Harvard Club on June 10, 2014.

 

 

KALAGNY Joins the March 1st Celebration

On March 1, 2014, KALAGNY joined numerous Korean American groups in celebration of March 1st.

 

 

KALAGNY's VP: EJ Thorsen

On February 27, 2014, KALAGNY's VP, EJ Thorsen, was honored by the Queens Courier.

 

 

KALAGNY @ AABABY Gala

On February 26, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended AABANY's annual gala.

 

 

KALAGNY's Mentors Reception

On January 30, 2014, mentors in KALAGNY's Mentorship Program gathered for the first annual Mentors Reception at Gaonuri in NYC.



KALAGNY's Ski Trip

On January 24-26, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends joined together for a weekend ski trip at Belleayre.

 




    

 

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