Mission of KACEDA

KACEDA (Korean American Coalition to End Domestic Abuse) was founded in 1997 by a group of passionate Korean American women committed to address and end domestic violence in the Korean American community of the San Francisco Bay Area. KACEDA believes that everyone has the right to live with dignity and safety. Through organizing, community education & outreach, survivor support and advocacy, KACEDA’s mission is to create healthy, non-violent communities.

KACEDA’s Accomplishments:

Participation in development of the informational and resource booklet, Peaceful Homes, Healthy Relationships (bilingual)

Participation in development of the 2000 Korean American Domestic Violence Needs Assessment

Numerous newspaper articles and series on domestic violence in Korean American media

Community awareness events: street fairs, October Domestic Violence Awareness events

Co-founding of Shimtuh in 2000 with Korean Community Center of the East Bay and Asian Women’s Shelter