KWA provides multi-cultural human services through education, socialization, advocacy and support
KWA began in 1972 as a social club for Korean women married to American servicemen at the Fort Lewis Army base and McChord Air Force Base. To battle the feeling of isolation, they came together to begin outreach services to other Koreans in need across Pierce County. Soon the club was providing driving lessons, translation, transportation and assistance to domestic violence victims. Since then, KWA has expanded services to 11 Western Washington counties, employing 1,200 employees to serve diverse needs for over 150,000 people each year including:
I am still volunteering at this organization. I've been there 2 weeks now and I am giving a employee a vacation but will return to looking for full time paid employment once this employee returns from her vacation. I have interviews scheduled for the second week of March 2018 that's when she will return.