Established in 1984

We envision a just and equitable society where all people can live in harmony, dream and achieve their full potential.

MinKwon empowers the Korean American community and works with the wider Asian American and immigrant communities, to achieve economic and social justice for all.

Our History

1984

Founding of YKASEC (Young Korean American Service and Education Center)

1985

Creation of BINARI-Korean American Cultural Troupe

1995

The Washington Post Ad Campaign for Immigrant rights

1995

First Annual Jishinbalpgi

1996

Fix 96 Campaign

2001

DREAM Act Campaign

2005

The New York Times Ad Campaign for Immigration Reform

2006

“We are America” Immigrants March

2009

Creation of Immigrants Rights Legal Clinic

2009

Launch of our new name – the MinKwon Center for Community Action

2009

Formation of 12% and Growing Coalition / 12% and Growing Coalition

2010

Washington D.C. Rally for Immigration Reform

2012

Launch of legal services for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

2014

Reached 60,000 New Immigrant Voters Registered