August 23, 2017

Summary of KALAGNY'S Upcoming Events 

  • Women's Committee Networking Reception with KOWIN (August 24, 2017) - *RSVP TODAY*
  • Mentorship Program Interview Workshop (August 29, 2017)
  • Pro Bono Clinics (September 5, 2017)
  • Annual New Jersey Picnic (September 16, 2017)

Other News and Announcements

  • KALAGNY Wins the First Annual MON Karaoke Showdown!
  • Volunteer Opportunity at MinKwon Center for Community Action


Women's Equality Day Reception with KOWIN - August 24, 2017

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In (early) celebration of Women's Equality Day, KALAGNY's Women's Committee is joining the Korean Women's International Network (KOWIN) for a networking reception of women leaders THIS THURSDAY, August 24 at Spoon Table & Bar (40 E. 33rd St., Manhattan) at 6:30 p.m.

Please RSVP here to join us for Happy Hour drink specials and light food.  All are welcome!

Mentorship Program Interview Workshop - August 29, 2017

Mentees in KALAGNY's Mentorship Program are invited to an interview workshop on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, to sharpen their all-important face-to-face interviewing skills.  The workshop will take place at Duane Morris LLP, which has graciously offered to host the event.  Duane Morris's Manhattan office is located at 1540 Broadway (entrance on W. 45th St.).

Please RSVP here to ensure that the Mentorship Committee has sufficient time to pair mentee participants with interviewers.

KALAGNY Monthly Pro Bono Clinics – September 5, 2017

Our monthly pro bono clinics are held in Manhattan and Bayside, Queens on the first Tuesday of every month, from 7-9 PM. 

The next clinics will take place on September 5, 2017.  Please spread the word to your family, friends and neighbors in need of legal counsel.

  • Manhattan Clinic @ Korean American Association of Greater New York ("KAAGNY") – 149 West 24th St, 6th Floor, NYC  (between 6th and 7th Avenues) (map)

  • Queens Clinic @ Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York ("KCS") – 203-05 32nd Avenue, Bayside, NY  11361 (map)

Join us at Carpenter’s Grove Park for Our Annual New Jersey Picnic! - September 16, 2017

Event Chair: 
Gene Kang

On September 16, our New Jersey committee will be hosting its annual picnic at Carpenter's Grove Park in Fort Lee, New Jersey, right on the Hudson River, with a beautiful view of New York and the George Washington Bridge. Join us and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with fellow KALAGNY members and eat Korean BBQ.  Families and children are welcome!

The Picnic will be held at Carpenter's Grove, in Fort Lee, NJ (directions), on Saturday, September 16 (12:00 PM).  You can RSVP by clicking here.



KALAGNY Wins the First Annual Minus One Norebang Karaoke Showdown vs FALA-NY!

On August 16, 2017, history was made at Karaoke City.  KALAGNY's crew of belters, crooners and N'Sync-style dance machines brought their A+ game and took home the trophy from the First Annual MON Karaoke Showdown against FALA-NY's no-holds-barred karaoke superstars!

Many thanks to our event chairs, Iris Jun and Rose Yan, our intrepid KALAGNY singers, all of our dedicated volunteers, but most of all, to our friends at FALA-NY for being such great competitors and so much fun every step of the way!

We're already planning the Second Annual, so stay tuned!


MinKwon Center for Community Action -
Mentorship Opportunity!

The MinKwon Center for Community Action ( is looking for attorneys with experience in immigration, employment, or housing law to be part of its Legal Mentorship Network.  Success in the legal field is often attributed to having the right mentors at the right time, and the mentorship network is an excellent opportunity to continue passing this along while giving back to the community.

In the past year, MinKwon provided social and legal services to over 5,500 community members and obtained almost $7 million in benefits and legal awards for clients.  By being a mentor, you can help MinKwon's attorneys continue to have an outsized impact on the community!  

If you are interested and have experience in immigration, employment or housing law, or know someone who does, please contact Chul Pak at


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KALAGNY Officers

Karen Kim, President
Eun Chong (EJ) Thorsen, Executive VP
Inie Park, VP of Communications
Brian Yarzab, VP of Memberships
Iris Jun, Treasurer
Jay H. Min, Secretary

KALAGNY Governors

Dan Cho
Eve Cho Guillergan
Edward Lee
Gene Kang
J. John Kim
Yosef Lee
Chul Pak
Maria Park
Michael Rhee
Suyon Yi
Kenneth K. Yoon

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