In-Service Training

Faith-based Communities as a Resource for CASAs

When: April 27, 2017 from 12 pm to 1:30 pm

How can faith-based communities work to support children and families in the dependency system?

What resources can faith communities offer to assist in foster placement, positive reunification, and adoption support?

Join us on Thursday, April 27th, from 12PM – 1:30PM, as Dr. Sunny Kang discusses programs he has helped to develop through faith-based communities, which work toward serving children in foster care:

  • Family visits in faith communities
  • Organizing resources for families
  • Developing mentorships
  • Assisting with emergency placements
  • And more!

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Presented by: Rev. Dr. Sunny Kang. Dr. Kang came to the US as an 11-year-old child from Korea. He graduated from University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management with concentration in Strategic Management; earned M. Div. from Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul Minnesota and D. Div. from United Theological Seminary in Philadelphia; and completed coursework toward his thesis for D. Min. at San Francisco Theological Seminary. As an ordained Presbyterian minister, he is currently the Senior Pastor at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church in Rolling Hills Estates and had served for 7 years on the Commission for Children and Families and was the chair of the Commission in 2016. As the board chair of KFAM, Korean American Family Resource Center, he has guided it to become the first Asian American foster family agency in the nation.

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Questions: To reserve your seat for this and other upcoming in-service training opportunities please use the link in the description above.

If you have additional questions, please contact Jeremy Remy at or (323) 859-2888.