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What legacy does BongHwan Kim leave behind in Los Angeles?

by Patt Morrison

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BongHwan Kim, general manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. Also, a candidate for the Los Angeles City Council's Thirteenth District. courtesy of BongHwan Kim

For the past 25 years, BongHwan Kim has advanced social and economic development throughout the many diverse communities of Los Angeles, first as an executive director of the MultiCultural Collaborative and the Korean Youth and Community Center, and most recently as the general manager of the city’s Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.

But now, he’s moving to San Diego. Patt talks with Kim about the civil rights legacy he leaves behind in Los Angeles and how he’s seen the community transform over the last several decades.


What do you think Kim's legacy is in Los Angeles?


BongHwan Kim, former general manager, Department of Neighborhood Empowerment

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