Jaisohn Education & Leadership Development

The purpose of Philip Jaisohn Education and Leadership Development Initiative is to educate about Dr. Jaisohn and his work, to identify and cultivate young leaders to become volunteers and mentors to carry on Dr. Jaisohn’s legacy of service and education, and to continue the work of the Jaisohn organization to support the community.

Jaisohn Professional Networking and Mentoring

Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation offers professional networking and mentoring opportunities for area professionals.

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Jaisohn College Internship

Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation offers internship opportunities for college students during summer.

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Jaisohn College Scholarship Program

Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation offers a number of scholarship opportunities each year. The primary recipients are promising college students excelling in their studies in the fields of medicine, social service, journalism and patient care with financial need.

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Jaisohn High School Education Program – Jaisohn Youth Academy

We believe that it is important to cultivate future community leaders as early as possible, so we offer opportunities for junior and senior high school students to volunteer in the community, learn and take part in civic engagement, learn about Korean culture and history as well as have access to Career Mentoring and unique course programming.

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Jaisohn Youth Academy

Jaisohn Student Ambassadors are a group of 7th-12th grade students who strive to follow Dr. Jaisohn’s legacy by learning and volunteering in the community as well as get involved with civic engagement. Jaisohn Student Ambassadors are eligible to apply for President’s Volunteer Service Award through Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation as we are a certifying organization.

Past Volunteer activities include

  • First Korean Congress Centennial Celebration, Spring 2019
  • Korean American Wellness Day October
  • Korean American Day, Philadelphia City Hall
  • Census 2020

Jaisohn Youth Drum Group consists of middle-upper school students who meet once a week to learn Korean Traditional drumming “Modeum Buk” and various Korean percussion instruments.  The goal is to expose our youth to Korean culture in an effort help them develop a stronger sense of dual identity as well as provide opportunity for them to perform and share what they have learned with the larger community.  There is a nominal monthly fee for the lessons and the classes meet on Thursdays at 5:30p.m. at Jaisohn Philadelphia location at 6705 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19126.   

Drum Group

Career Mentorship Program will be offered few times throughout the year to introduce various career options to high school students.

For more information on any of these programs, please contact Jung Lee at jung.lee@jaisohn.org.

6705 Old York Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19126

51 Medical Campus Dr.
Lansdale, PA 19446

100 E Lincoln St.
Media, PA 19063

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