Who We Are

As KAPA carries out its mission, we are guided by the following principles:





Our Story

Here’s why our voice matters:


Korean American “Dreamers” and adoptees undocumented, no chance for citizenship, vulnerable to deportation


Korean Americans without health insurance – highest among Asian Americans


American jobs, $60 billion worth of US exports to South Korea at stake, as part of one of the United States’ most important trade deals (KORUS)


Koreans on the peninsula, seven million in the Korean diaspora impacted by talks on nuclear security, economic development, and peace

Members of Congress

Korean American voices need to be heard inside the room where decisions are made. The record set in 2018 of two Korean Americans running for Congress has been eclipsed with more than double the number of Korean Americans running for Congress in 2020.

Democrat, New Jersey 3rd

Republican, California 48th

Republican, California 39th

Democrat, Washington 10th


Colonel Young O. Kim

Introduce the Col. Young Oak Kim Congressional Gold Medal Act

The Congressional Gold Medal

The Congressional Gold Medal is one of the highest civilian awards in the United States. It seeks to honor those, individually or as a group, “who have performed an achievement that has an impact on American history and culture that is likely to be recognized as a major achievement in the recipient’s field long after the achievement.


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