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KASEC May Newsletter ๐Ÿ’Œ

May Newsletter is out! Read it now!

ํ•œ๋ฏธํŠน์ˆ˜๊ต์œก์„ผํ„ฐ 5์›” Newsletter ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค 

Mental Health Awareness Month

์•Œ๊ณ  ๊ณ„์‹ ๊ฐ€์š”?
๋งค๋…„ ์„ฑ์ธ 5๋ช… ์ค‘ 1๋ช…์ด ์ •์‹ ๊ฑด๊ฐ• ๋ฌธ์ œ๋ฅผ ๊ฒฝํ—˜ํ•˜๊ณ  ์žˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.
6-17์„ธ์˜ ์•„๋™ ์ฒญ์†Œ๋…„๋“ค ์ค‘ 17%๊ฐ€ ์ •์‹ ๊ฑด๊ฐ•์ƒ ์–ด๋ ค์›€์„ ๊ฒช์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 
5,150๋งŒ๋ช…์˜ ๋ฏธ๊ตญ ์„ฑ์ธ์ด ์ •์‹ ์งˆํ™˜์„ ๊ฐ–๊ณ  ์žˆ์ง€๋งŒ 43.8%๋งŒ์ด ์น˜๋ฃŒ๋ฅผ ๋ฐ›์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

์ด๊ฒƒ์€ ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ๋ถ„๋งŒ ๊ฒช๋Š” ์–ด๋ ค์›€์ด ์•„๋‹™๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 

์‚ฌํšŒ์ , ๋ฌผ๋ฆฌ์  ๊ฑฐ๋ฆฌ๋‘๊ธฐ๋กœ ์ธํ•ด ์šฐ๋ฆฌ ๋ชจ๋‘ ๊ณ ๋ฆฝ๋œ ๋Š๋‚Œ์„ ๋ฐ›์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๊ทธ๋Ÿฌ๋‚˜ ์šฐ๋ฆฌ๋Š” ํ˜ผ์ž๊ฐ€ ์•„๋‹˜์„ ๋Š˜ ๊ธฐ์–ตํ•ด์•ผ ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ง€๊ธˆ๊ณผ ๊ฐ™์€ ์‹œ๊ธฐ์—๋Š” ๋”๋”์šฑ ์šฐ๋ฆฌ์˜ ์ •์‹ ๊ฑด๊ฐ•์„ ๋Œ๋ณด๋Š” ๊ฒƒ์ด ๋„ˆ๋ฌด๋„ ์ค‘์š”ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ •์‹ ๊ฑด๊ฐ• ๋ฌธ์ œ๋Š” ๋ˆ„๊ตฌ๋“  ๊ฒช์„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ์ผ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๊ทธ๋ž˜์„œ ์˜ˆ๋ฐฉ์ด ํ•ต์‹ฌ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.
์ •์‹ ๊ฑด๊ฐ•์„ ์œ ์ง€ํ•˜๊ณ  ์ฆ์ง„ํ•  ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” 5๊ฐ€์ง€ ํŒ, ํด๋ฆญํ•˜์„ธ์š”!

Did you know?
1 in 5 adults experience a mental health condition each year
17% of youth between 6-17 go through mental health condition
51.5 million U.S. adults have mental illness but only 43.8% receive treatments

You are #NotAlone

The social and physical distancing made it difficult for us to feel connected, however, we should always remember that we are not alone. Especially during this time, it is crucial to take care of your mental health. Anybody can develop mental health conditions–so, prevention is the key!
Click here to get 5 tips to increase and maintain mental health!
Graduation Shout-out!

์กธ์—… ์‹œ์ฆŒ์ด ๋‹ค๊ฐ€์™”์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์‚ฌ๋ž‘ํ•˜๋Š” ๊ฐ€์กฑ,์นœ๊ตฌ๋ฅผ ์ถ•ํ•˜ํ•˜๋Š” ํŠน๋ณ„ํ•œ ๋ฉ”์‹œ์ง€์™€ ์‚ฌ์ง„์„ ๋ณด๋‚ด์ฃผ์‹ญ์‹œ์˜ค. ์„ผํ„ฐ ํ•™์ƒ๋“ค๊ณผ ๋ด‰์‚ฌ์ž๋“ค(ํ•˜์ด์Šค์ฟจ ๋˜๋Š” ๋Œ€ํ•™)์˜ ๊ฐ€์กฑ ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ๋ถ„, ์ข‹์€ ์†Œ์‹๋“ค์„ ์ €ํฌ์™€ ํ•จ๊ป˜ ๋‚˜๋ˆ„์–ด ์ฃผ์„ธ์š”. ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ๋ถ„๋“ค์ด ๋ณด๋‚ด์ฃผ์‹œ๋Š” ์ด์•ผ๊ธฐ, ๋ฉ”์‹œ์ง€, ์ž๋…€์˜ ์‚ฌ์ง„ ๋“ฑ์€ ํ•œ๋ฏธํŠน์ˆ˜๊ต์œก์„ผํ„ฐ์˜ 6์›” ๋‰ด์Šค๋ ˆํ„ฐ๋ฅผ ๋ฉ‹์ง€๊ฒŒ ์žฅ์‹ํ•˜๊ฒŒ ๋  ๊ฒƒ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค!

Graduation season is upon us! Send in special messages and pictures to celebrate your loved one’s achievement. Family of students or volunteers, high school or college, share your good news with us. Submit your story, message, and pictures of your child and it will be featured in KASEC’s June newsletter 
Submit a shout-out ! | Shout out ๋‚ด๊ธฐ
Dream Art Contest for
individuals with developmental
๋ฐœ๋‹ฌ์žฅ์• ์ธ ์•„ํ‹ฐ์ŠคํŠธ ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ๋ถ„! ์ด 12๋ช…์—๊ฒŒ ๊ฐ๊ฐ $200์˜ ์ƒ๊ธˆ๊ณผ ํŠธ๋กœํ”ผ, ๋ถ€์ƒ์ด ์ฃผ์–ด์ง€๋Š” ์ด๋ฒˆ ๋ฏธ์ˆ ๋Œ€ํšŒ์˜ ์ฃผ์ธ๊ณต์ด ๋˜์„ธ์š”!
์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ๋ถ„์˜ ์žฌ๋Šฅ์„ ํ•œ๊ป ๋ฝ๋‚ผ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ๊ธฐํšŒ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 2021๋…„ ํ•œ๋ฏธํŠน์ˆ˜๊ต์œก์„ผํ„ฐ์˜ ๋ฐœ๋‹ฌ์žฅ์• ์ธ ๋ฏธ์ˆ ๋Œ€ํšŒ Dream Art Contest์˜ ์ž‘ํ’ˆ ์‘๋ชจ๊ฐ€ ์‹œ์ž‘๋˜์—ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๋งˆ๊ฐ์ผ์€ 5์›” 26์ผ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

๋ณธ ๋Œ€ํšŒ๋Š” ์˜คํ”ˆ๋ฑ…ํฌ, ์žฌ์™ธ๋™ํฌ์žฌ๋‹จ, ์˜ค๋ Œ์ง€์นด์šดํ‹ฐ ํ•œ์ธ์ƒ๊ณตํšŒ์˜์†Œ๊ฐ€ ํ›„์›ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.
ํ•จ๊ป˜ ํž˜์„ ๋ชจ์•„์ฃผ์‹  ์ปค๋ฎค๋‹ˆํ‹ฐ ํŒŒํŠธ๋„ˆ๋“ค- UCLA์žํ์ฆ์—ฐ๊ตฌ์น˜๋ฃŒ์„ผํ„ฐ, ์˜ค๋ Œ์ง€์นด์šดํ‹ฐ ์ˆ˜ํผ๋ฐ”์ด์ € Doug Chaffee, ์—˜์—์ด์™€ ์˜ค๋ Œ์ง€์นด์šดํ‹ฐ ๋ฆฌ์ €๋„์„ผํ„ฐ, ์ œ๋‹ˆํผ์žฅ ํŠน์ˆ˜๊ต์œก ๋ณ€ํ˜ธ์‚ฌ, One Ministry, ํŠน์ˆ˜๊ต์œก์ปจ์„คํŒ…SERAC๊ป˜ ๊ฐ์‚ฌ๋“œ๋ฆฝ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

Calling out all ๐˜ผ๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™™๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ก๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™™๐™ž๐™จ๐™–๐™—๐™ž๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™š๐™จ-(๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฃ $200!)
Discover and develop your artistic talent! Submission for 2021 KASEC Dream Art Contest for individuals with developmental disabilities is open ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฒ.

This event was put together by generous contribution of Open Bank, Overseas Korean Foundation, & KACCOC.
Thanks to our community partners for working with us, UCLA CART, OC Supervisor Doug Chaffee, Law Office of Jennifer Chang, One Ministry, SERAC, RCOC, & FDLRC.
KASEC’s Dream Art Contest detail | ๋“œ๋ฆผ ์•„ํŠธ ๊ณต๋ชจ์ „ ์ƒ์„ธ๋ณด๊ธฐ
Special invitation from Consul General 
4์›” 20์ผ, ๋กœ์Šค์•ค์ ค๋ ˆ์Šค ์ด์˜์‚ฌ๊ด€์˜ ๋ฐ•๊ฒฝ์žฌ ์ด์˜์‚ฌ๋‹˜์˜ ์ดˆ๋Œ€๋ฅผ ๋ฐ›์•„ ์„ผํ„ฐ์˜ ์Šคํƒญ, ๊ต์‚ฌ ๋ฐ ์ด์‚ฌํšŒ ๋ฉค๋ฒ„๋“ค์ด ์ด์˜์‚ฌ๊ด€์ €๋ฅผ ๋ฐฉ๋ฌธํ–ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์žฅ์• ๋ฅผ ๊ฐ€์ง„ ๋ฏธ์ฃผ ํ•œ์ธ๋“ค์ด ๊ฒช๋Š” ์–ด๋ ค์›€์„ ๋‚˜๋ˆ„๊ณ , ํ•จ๊ป˜ ํ˜‘๋ ฅํ•ด์„œ ์ด๋ฃจ์–ด๋‚˜๊ฐˆ ์ผ๋“ค์— ๋Œ€ํ•œ ์ „๋ง์„ ๋ชจ์ƒ‰ํ•ด ๋ณผ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ์‹œ๊ฐ„์ด์—ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.
ํ•œ์ธ ๋ฐœ๋‹ฌ์žฅ์• ์ธ๋“ค์— ๋Œ€ํ•œ ๋Œ€ํ•œ๋ฏผ๊ตญ ์ด์˜์‚ฌ๊ด€์˜ ๊ด€์‹ฌ๊ณผ ์ง€์›์— ๊ฐ์‚ฌ๋“œ๋ฆฌ๋ฉฐ, ๋ฐœ๋‹ฌ์žฅ์•  ์ปค๋ฎค๋‹ˆํ‹ฐ๋ฅผ ์œ„ํ•ด ํ•จ๊ป˜ ์† ์žก๊ณ  ์ผํ•  ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๊ธฐ๋ฅผ ๊ธฐ๋Œ€ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

On April 20, KASEC was invited to meet with Kyung Jae Park, the Consul General of Korea in Los Angeles. Some of KASEC’s staff and board members joined this honorable meeting to share the challenges Korean Americans with disabilities have and the positive outlooks and opportunity we can create collaboratively.

Angel Wings are Completed!
์žํ์ฆ ์ธ์‹์˜ ๋‹ฌ(4์›”)์„ ๊ธฐ๋…ํ•˜๊ณ  ๋„๋ฆฌ ์•Œ๋ฆฌ๊ธฐ ์œ„ํ•˜์—ฌ, ์„ผํ„ฐ์—์„œ๋Š” Aiden๊ณผ Connor์˜ ๊ฐ€์กฑ์„ ์ดˆ์ฒญํ•˜์—ฌ ๋ฒฝํ™” ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ธฐ ์ž‘์—…์„ ํ–ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ๋งˆ์นจ๋‚ด ๋ฉ‹์ง„ ์ž‘ํ’ˆ์ด ์™„์„ฑ๋˜์—ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์•„๋ฆ„๋‹ต๊ณ  ์˜๋ฏธ์žˆ๋Š” ๋‚ ๊ฐœ๋ฅผ ํ•จ๊ป˜ ๊ทธ๋ ค์ค€ ๋ชจ๋“  ๋ถ„๋“ค๊ป˜ ๊ฐ์‚ฌ๋“œ๋ฆฝ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

To celebrate and raise awareness for Autism Awareness Month (April), we invited Aiden and Connor’s family to paint a set of wings and it was finally finished! Thank you for all those who came to paint this beautiful and iconic wings. Praying that the day will come soon where KASEC family can take pictures in front of these wings!
Watch how they were painted!

Post COVID parent survey winners!
ํ•œ์ธ๋ฐœ๋‹ฌ์žฅ์• ์ปค๋ฎค๋‹ˆํ‹ฐ์˜ Post-COVID ์„ค๋ฌธ์กฐ์‚ฌ์— ์ฐธ์—ฌํ•ด์ฃผ์‹  ๋ชจ๋“  ๋ถ„๋“ค๊ป˜ ๊ฐ์‚ฌ๋“œ๋ฆฝ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๋‹น์ฒจ๋˜์‹  ๋ถ„๋“ค๊ป˜ $25 Amazon Gift Card๋ฅผ ๋ณด๋‚ด๋“œ๋ ธ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ด๋ฅผ ํ†ตํ•ด ๋ฐœ๋‹ฌ์žฅ์•  ์ž๋…€๋ฅผ ๋‘” ๊ฐ€์ •๋“ค์˜ ์ƒˆ๋กœ์šด ํ•„์š”์— ๊ด€ํ•ด ์˜๋ฏธ์žˆ๋Š” ์ •๋ณด๋“ค์„ ์–ป์„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ์—ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ํ•œ๋ฏธํŠน์ˆ˜๊ต์œก์„ผํ„ฐ์—์„œ๋Š” ์•ž์œผ๋กœ๋„ ๊ผญ ํ•„์š”ํ•œ ์ •๋ณด์™€ ํ”„๋กœ๊ทธ๋žจ๋“ค์„ ์ œ๊ณตํ•˜๊ณ  ํฌ์šฉ์ ์ธ ์‚ฌํšŒ๋ฅผ ๋งŒ๋“ค๊ธฐ ์œ„ํ•œ ์ธ์‹๊ฐœ์„  ํ™œ๋™๋“ค์„ ์ง€์†ํ•จ์œผ๋กœ์จ ์šฐ๋ฆฌ ๋ฐœ๋‹ฌ์žฅ์•  ์ปค๋ฎค๋‹ˆํ‹ฐ๋ฅผ ์ง€์›ํ•˜๊ฒ ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

Thank you for those who participated in the Post COVID parent survey. We were able to gather important information about the new needs of the families with children with developmental disabilities. KASEC will continue to serve and support our community by providing resources and programs, and fostering an inclusive society by raising awareness! Congratulations for the $25 Amazon gift card winners! 
See the survey result
  1. ๋น„์ƒ์ƒํ™ฉ์— ๋Œ€ํ•ด ์ค€๋น„๊ฐ€ ๋˜์…จ๋‚˜์š”?
    Are you prepared for emergencies?
    • ์ง€์ง„, ํ™”์žฌ, ์ด๊ธฐ๋‚œ์‚ฌ, ์ „์—ผ๋ณ‘ ๋“ฑ์— ๋Œ€์ฒ˜ํ•˜๋Š” ๋ฒ•์„ ๋ฌด๋ฃŒ๋กœ ๋ฐฐ์šธ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด๋กœ ์ œ๊ณต๋ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ƒ์„ธ์ •๋ณด๋ฅผ ์›ํ•˜์‹œ๋ฉด ์•„๋ž˜ ๋งํฌ๋ฅผ ํด๋ฆญํ•˜์„ธ์š”.
    • Learn how to prepare for earthquakes, fire, active shooting, and communicable diseases for free! It will be offered in Korean Click here for more information
  2. ๋ฆฌ์ €๋„ ์„ผํ„ฐ : ์„œ๋น„์Šค ์ฝ”๋””๋„ค์ด์…˜ ๊ต์œก 
    Regional Center: Service Coordination training
    • ์šฐ๋ฆฌ ์ž๋…€๊ฐ€ ๋ฆฌ์ €๋„ ์„ผํ„ฐ๋กœ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ๋ฐ›์„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ์„œ๋น„์Šค ๊ถŒ๋ฆฌ์— ๋Œ€ํ•ด ์•Œ๊ณ  ์‹ถ์œผ์‹ ๊ฐ€์š”? ๊ด€๋ จ ๊ต์œก์ด ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด๋กœ ์ œ๊ณต๋ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ํด๋ฆญํ•˜์‹œ๋ฉด ์ž์„ธํžˆ ์•Œ์•„๋ณด์‹ค ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.
    • Want to learn more about your child’s rights to services from your local regional centers? This training will be offered in Korean. Click here for more information 
  3. LA ๋ฌด๋ฃŒ ์‹๋ฃŒํ’ˆ(Food Pantry) ์ด๋ฒคํŠธ
    LA-Free Food Pantry Event
    • LA Care Community Resource Center๊ฐ€ LA ์ง€์—ญ์—์„œ ๋ฌด๋ฃŒ ๋“œ๋ผ์ด๋ธŒ ์Šค๋ฃจ ์‹๋ฃŒํ’ˆ๋‚˜๋ˆ” ์ด๋ฒคํŠธ๋ฅผ ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค๊ฐ€. 5์›” 14์ผ ์˜ค์ „ 9-12์‹œ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ƒ์„ธ์ •๋ณด ํด๋ฆญ ํ•˜์„ธ์š”!
    • LA Care Community Resource Center is facilitating a free drive-thru food pantry in LA on May 14th from 9am-12pm! Click here for more information 
  4. LA์™€ ์˜ค๋ Œ์ง€์นด์šดํ‹ฐ ๋ฐฑ์‹ ์ ‘์ข… ์žฅ์†Œ ์ •๋ณด
    LA and Orange County-Vaccine site information
    • 16์„ธ ์ด์ƒ์˜ ๋ชจ๋“  ์บ˜๋ฆฌํฌ๋‹ˆ์•„ ๊ฑฐ์ฃผ์ž๋Š” ๋ฐฑ์‹ ์ ‘์ข…์„ ๋ฐ›์„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ ‘์ข…์žฅ์†Œ ์ •๋ณด.์ง‘ ๊ทผ์ฒ˜์˜ ์˜ˆ๋ฐฉ ์ ‘์ข… ์žฅ์†Œ์— ๋Œ€ํ•œ ์ •๋ณด๋ฅผ ๋ฐ›์œผ๋ ค๋ฉด 438829๋กœ zip code๋ฅผ text message๋กœ ๋ณด๋‚ด์„ธ์š” (MyTurnCA ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด ์ œ๊ณต) 
    • All Californians ages 16 and up now can receive vaccines. Access updated vaccine site information: Text your zipcode to 438829 | LA County Sites | LA Adventist Memorial | Orange County | Vaccines.gov MyturnCA (offers Korean services)
Pop Quiz!
5์›” ๋‰ด์Šค๋ ˆํ„ฐ๋ฅผ ๊ผผ๊ผผํžˆ ์ฝ์œผ์‹  ๋ถ„์€ ๋ˆ„๊ตฌ๋‚˜ ํ’€ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ํ€ด์ฆˆ!  
์•„๋ž˜ ๋‘ ํ€ด์ฆˆ์— ๋Œ€ํ•œ ์ •๋‹ต์„ 5์›” 7์ผ๊นŒ์ง€ outreach@kasecca.org ๋ณด๋‚ด์ฃผ์‹œ๋ฉด ์ถ”์ฒจ์„ ํ†ตํ•ด ๊ธฐํ”„ํŠธ์นด๋“œ๋ฅผ ์„ ๋ฌผ๋กœ ๋“œ๋ฆฝ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 
  1. [True or false?] ๋ˆ„๊ตฌ๋“  ์ •์‹ ๊ฑด๊ฐ• ๋ฌธ์ œ๋ฅผ ๊ฒช์„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋‹ค
  2. ์บ˜๋ฆฌํฌ๋‹ˆ์•„์ฃผ์—์„œ ์ฝ”๋กœ๋‚˜๋ฐ”์ด๋Ÿฌ์Šค ๋ฐฑ์‹ ์„ ๋ฐ›์„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ์—ฐ๋ น์€ ๋ช‡ ์‚ด ์ด์ƒ์ž…๋‹ˆ๊นŒ?
* 4 ์›” ํŒ ํ€ด์ฆˆ์˜ ์šฐ์Šน์ž๋Š” Jin Kim ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ถ•ํ•˜ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค!

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