About the Program

Woori Center believes in the importance of empowering Asian American youth as our future leaders of change. As such, Woori Center offers a Youth Leadership Program throughout the year. These meetings serve as a political home for Korean and Asian American high school-aged students to learn about their identities, contextualize Asian American history and resistance, engage in meaningful dialogue, translate curiosity into action, and grow as young leaders. Examples of meeting topics include the Model Minority Myth, Asian American Feminism, Race and Im/migration, and Anti-Blackness. 

Please contact info@wooricenterpa.org for more information about our Youth Leadership Program.

Spring 2022 Cohort

Calling all high school students! Sign up for Woori Center’s Youth Leadership Program. Engage in dialogue and action around Asian American identity, history, and activism, with a special emphasis on civic engagement and empowering Asian Americans to vote. Hybrid format, with weekly virtual meetings via Zoom and in-person civic engagement field trips. 

Fall 2021 Cohort

Students were tasked with making Zines about a person related in Asian/American history for their final project. 

Read about the fall program on Philain.com!

Spring 2021 Cohort

Students were tasked with making Zines about a topic related to Asian/American identity, history, or activism for their final project. Here are samples from their creations!