KACIE nonprofit hosted a discussion about Protecting our children from hate and bullying: Mental health impact, cultural influences on reporting & intervention, prevention programs, and resources for AAPI families.
This discussion was held in partnership with the @lacivilrights as part of the LA For All anti-hate campaign.
Panelists: Judy Chiasson, PhD (Human Relations Diversity & Equity Los Angeles Unified School District)
Jeanie Chang, LMFT (AAPI Mental Health Expert Your Change Provider, PLLC), Judy French (PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center Los Angeles Office), Rae Jin (Executive Director, Anderson Munger Family YMCA).
KACIE nonprofit hosted a roundtable discussion about Anti-Asian Sentiment on Campus & Mental Health. The virtual event was on Monday, Dec. 19th at 11am (PST) in partnership with the LA Civil Rights Department as part of the LA For All anti-hate campaign.
Special guest: Dr. Christine Catipon Psychologist, Stanford University VP, Asian American Psychological Association Host/Moderator: Cindy Shin CEO of KACIE Attendees included students, parents, law enforcement experts, community activists, and representatives of LA County Department of Mental Health, LA City Attorney's Office, LA County Department of Children and Family Services, CSUN, UCLA, Sahaas for Cause, SIPA, Fostering Unity, Children's Institute, etc.
My interview with Kyu Lee, CEO/Producer of KINO33 Entertainment. We talked about all things entertainment including his first time at the Oscars over 20 years ago to the recent SAG Awards and Golden Globes that he attended with Squid Game cast, his work to globalize Korean Entertainment, Gangnam Style phenomenon, his beautiful wife KPOP singer/musical actress LISA and a lot more.
Join me for this very candid interview with Emmy Award-winning news reporter Gene Kang of KTLA5 on this next episode of Fireside Chat. Get to know Gene and his professional/personal background and listen in as we discuss many important issues from AAPI representation in news media to child abuse and LGBTQ issues.
We are excited to share our new partnership w/ AAX Media to bring you "Fireside Chat with Cindy.”
In this episode, I talk w/ Paul Kim, CEO of RocketCart, airing 3x daily at 10:30am/6:30pm/2:30am on FM 106.3 & streaming on www.AAXmedia.com
Fireside Chat endeavors to introduce some of the most interesting and empowering individuals in the AAPI community today.
We’ll take our talks a little deeper and share something new about these individuals who are the fabric and essence of our AAPI community.
KACIE Strategies pitched this story about Kimchi and Kimchi making to NBC and got local Koreatown restaurant Jookhyang featured on lifestyle program ‘California Live’ that aired 1/5 on NBC in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Bay Area. Cindy Shin was also asked to talk about Korea Kimchi Day and the Korea Kimchi Festival that she co-chaired. *They mistakenly credited her as founder of the festival instead of KACIE Strategies.
KACIE Strategies hosted a webinar on the Impact of School Closures on Children with Disabilities.
Tuesday, March 9th - 11:00am
• Alexis Casillas (Legal Director, Learning Rights Law Center)
• David German (Attorney at Law, Vanaman German LLP)
• Tanya Altmann, MD (Pediatrician, American Academy of Pediatrics Spokesperson)
KACIE Strategies hosted a roundtable discussion on Child Abuse Prevention in API Communities: Understanding how social and cultural differences influence perception, reporting, and intervention.
• Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer
• Michi Fu, PhD (Professor & Psychologist)
• Monica Borunda (Child Forensic Interview Specialist, The Children's Advocacy Center)
• Katherine Yeom (ED, Korean American Family Services)
• Payal Sawhney (President, Saahas for Cause)
The Office of the Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles & KACIE Strategies co-hosted a discussion with Korean American leaders on current public safety conditions in Koreatown and the need for creative public safety initiatives in response to crime and limited resources.
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 4:00 pm (PST)
Tuesday, Dec. - 4pm
Hosted by Los Angeles Korean Consulate General's Office.
KACIE Strategies was a proud sponsor. CEO Cindy Shin also served as MC.
- Differences between law enforcement in Korea & US
- How police work has changed during the pandemic
- Law enforcement as a career path for younger generations
Panelists: Law Enforcement Officers representing both US (LAPD/Newport Beach PD) & Korea (Central Police Academy).
Special Guest: Former LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell
KACIE Strategies hosted a virtual media roundtable with Capri Maddox, Executive Director of the newly created Los Angeles Civil and Human Rights Department.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
We discussed the goals of the department and how they will tackle systemic racism and hate crimes within the City of Los Angeles.
Executive Director Maddox, who serves as Chief Officer of the City’s COVID-19 Response Equity Team, also talked about how they are responding to communities and ethnic groups disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
KACIE Strategies hosted a virtual media roundtable to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on child abuse.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Bobby D. Cagle - Director
LA County Department of Children and Family Services
Irene Lee - Deputy District Attorney
Family Violence Division
LA County District Attorney’s Office
Dr. Claudia Wang - Medical Director
Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Team
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
The number of reported cases of child abuse have plummeted during the COVID-19 pandemic, and authorities are concerned that abuse victims continue to suffer in silence. We talked about how the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and mandated child abuse reporters have adapted to COVID-19 restrictions; measures they are taking to continue monitoring at-risk children; identifying and addressing potential racial biases in the evaluation process.
While children remain out of sight of mandated reporters such as teachers and pediatricians, public vigilance is even more critical. We discussed in-language resources to enhance awareness.
KACIE Strategies hosted a virtual ethnic media roundtable about the impact of COVID-19 on domestic violence.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Eve Sheedy - Executive Director, Domestic Violence Council
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Chanel Smith - Director, Domestic Violence Policy & Vulnerable Populations, Los Angeles Mayor's Office
Pallavi Dhawan - Director, Domestic Violence Policy & Prevention, Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
Debra Suh - Executive Director, Center for the Pacific Asian Family
Barbara Kappos - Executive Director, East Los Angeles Women's Center
Topics included: how COVID-19 has impacted domestic violence while safer-at-home orders have been in place; the City and County's response to provide support to victims; the variety of resources available, including multilingual services for the Asian Pacific Islander and Latino communities; how cultural differences may influence reporting and help-seeking.
(Virtual) Asian Media roundtable, hosted by KACIE Strategies
Friday, May 8, 2020
Jill Rowland - Education Program Director, Alliance for Children's Rights Victoria Rodriguez - Education Equity Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles
We discussed the impact of COVID-19 on education, particularly of those with disabilities and/or families with limited English proficiency. Topics included the challenges children and families face while schools remain closed; children's and parental rights; and available resources.
(Virtual) Asian Media Roundtable, hosted by KACIE Strategies
Friday, May 1st, 2020
Jim McDonnell - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff
Dr. Michi Fu - American Psychological Association (COVID-19 Spokesperson)
We discussed the unique challenges faced by frontline workers as they battle the Coronavirus, the impact on their mental health, and available resources.