FAQs - Korean American Data Bank
1. Is the Research Center for Korean Community an independent organization or a center at Queens College?

The Research Center for Korean Community is one of several research centers at Queens College. It is not an independent organization, as it exists under the umbrella of Queens College, but it has close linkages to the Korean and Korean American community in NYC/NJ area because it provides data to the community and organizes and hosts regular events (such as seminars and conferences).

2. What is the difference between the Research Center for Korean Community (RCKC) and the Research Foundation for Korean Community (RFKC)?

The Research Center for Korean Community (RCKC) conducts and disseminates research, and is directly affiliated with Queens College. On the other hand, the Research Foundation for Korean Community (RFKC) is a non-profit organization that financially supports and supervises the activities of the Research Center for Korean Community. RFKC is not affiliated with Queens College.

3. If someone wants to donate money to the Research Center for Korean Community, whom do they need to contact?
4. If an author wants to send a data set, statistical report, or an article to be posted on Korean American Data Bank, whom should they contact?
5. If an author wants to send a summary of their book focusing on Korean Americans to the Center to be included in the Data Bank’s Book Summaries section, whom do they need to contact?
6. Where and when are the Research Center’s regular seminars held?

Seminars usually take place at Global Leadership Foundation (GLF), located at 46-20 Parsons Blvd, Flushing, NY 11355, between 6:40 PM and 8:20 PM. They are usually held on Wednesdays, approximately every two months.

 

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