External News References to Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy

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Buy Back Keiro: A Ridiculous Idea?

[KSCA submitted the following article to The Rafu, which published the English version on May 3, 2017. Japanese translation available below.]   Let’s think about this for a moment. Years preceding the sale, Keiro was not in financial difficulties according to the annual financial statements.  Keiro was making money.  Keiro had a waiting list for the retirement home until the announcement to sell.  Keiro had about $14 million in endowment

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Protesters Urge Pacifica Not to Raise Rents

This is a reprint of an article published on the Rafu.com on Feb 11, 2017 Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy (formerly the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro) protested on Jan. 28 outside the Courtyard Marriott in Century City, urging Pacifica Companies not to increase rents for elderly Japanese Americans. Pacifica, a for-profit real estate development firm that owns the hotel, last year acquired four facilities previously operated by Keiro

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Petition Keiro to Honor Public's Recommendations

On October 15, 2016, Koreisha Senior Care and Advocacy held a public forum, “Visions for Keiro’s Millions”. This forum allowed members of the community to step up and voice how they believe the millions of dollars of donation money and assets from the sale of the 4 properties should be utilized. That money came from the public through years of donations and therefore, belongs to the public. NOT THE KEIRO

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VOX POPULI: Koreisha’s Response to Keiro Board

This is a reprint of an article published on the Rafu.com on August 31, 2016 There is need to correct the misleading information the Keiro Board has presented to the public in their article “Past, Present and Future of Keiro” (Rafu, 7/13/16). Keiro Board members have stated that the community movement that opposed the sale consisted of a small and inexperienced group of individuals. Facts are that 17,000 members of

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Koreisha Response to Miyake Resignation

This is a reprint of an article published on the Rafu.com on July 8, 2016 Dr. Keiko Ikeda (right) with Rep. Judy Chu at a press conference held by the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro in January. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo) Dear Editor: Mr. Shawn Miyake’s decision to retire from his position as the president and CEO of Keiro opens the door for a change of leadership, one that would

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