Korean Resource Center (KRC)

Culture and Media, Education, Health and Well-Being, Law and Justice
Korean Resource Center (KRC)

Geography: United States

Founded: 1983


900 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019

The Korean Resource Center (KRC, 민족학교) was founded in 1983 to empower Korean American community, low-income immigrant and people of color communities through a holistic model that combines education, social services, and culture with effective community advocacy and organizing.

KRC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

KRC is a founding affiliate of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC), a non-profit (501 c3) organization founded to advance a national progressive Korean American agenda.


KRC's mission includes:

  • Preserve and promote the cultural heritage of Korean Americans as part of multicultural America
  • Provide needed social and community services to Korean and local community
  • Facilitate grassroots organizing and electoral/civic participation of Korean Americans
  • Advocate for the civil rights and immigrant rights of Korean Americans


  • Social Services
    • Low Income Tax Clinic
    • Legal Services
  • Health Access
    • Public Health Access Clinic
    • Public Health Policy
    • Language Access
    • Community Health Clinic
  • Education
    • Summer Youth Empowerment
    • Community Technology Project
  • Community forums
    • "Roots" School for young children
  • Housing & Economic Development
  • Immigrant Rights & Advocacy
    • Legalization Campaign
    • Civil Liberties and Basic Rights
    • Immigrant Access to Benefits
    • Civic Participation
    • Naturalization Project
    • Voter Empowerment Project
  • Culture
    • PoongMool (Korean Drumming) Workshop
    • Haemaji(New Year's Sunrise Greeting)
    • Jishin Balpgi Lunar New Year Street Festival
    • Cultural Connection