Becky Belcore has joined NAKASEC’s staff as Co-Director as of January 2017. Becky most recently was the Program Manager of the AAPI Civic Engagement Fund, a national initiative which supports the year round civic engagement efforts of Asian American organizations, and an independent consultant for community-based organizations and foundations in the greater Chicago area. She previously worked as Lead Program Officer for Woods Fund Chicago where she coordinated grantmaking and special projects. She also spent 15 years mainly as a community and labor organizer, and worked as the Executive Director of the Korean American Resource & Cultural Center (KRCC), NAKASEC’s Chicago affiliate, and the Midwest Regional Coordinator for the Service Employees International Union. Becky also is a co-founder and member of the Adoptee Rights Campaign, which advocates for the Adoptee Citizenship Act and other adoptee related issues.