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Jiwon Hong

Program Coordinator CA Community Empowerment Foundation

Biography

Jiwon Hong currently works for Assemblyman Mark Ridley-Thomas representing Koreatown and South Los Angeles. She also serves on the board of the Korean Resource Center and the Young Koreans United Los Angeles. In addition, she has served as an officer of KADC and APEX in past years. Besides political activities, she pursues creative collaborations through her active involvement with ProjektNewspeak, an Asian American production company.

Jiwon earned her BA from UC Berkeley in Political Economic of Industrial Societies and minored in Art Practice. Most recently, she has followed her interest in architecture at Pasadena City College and Harvard University.