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Today on The Pursuit: Julie Won
Julie is a 1st generation Korean American and is running for City Council in Queens, New York, in District 26. If elected, Julie will be the first Korean-American Council member in NYC history. Julie sees how underrepresented Asians Americans are in local government and she is taking a step to correct that problem herself.
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Richard Lee is a sought-after speaker on issues of justice and the Church, speaking at churches across the nation for the last 20 years. His TEDx talk “Slavery Still Exists. Here’s How to End It.” can be found on the TED.com website.
Richard works for International Justice Mission, training and equipping staff and survivors to carry the message of ending injustice to the global stage. He also serves as the Director of Advancement for the Asian America Christian Collaborative. Before joining IJM, Richard served 20 years in pastoral ministry at churches like Liquid Church and Bethany Well Church in New Jersey. In addition, he currently serves as an advisory board member for One Days Wages & pastoral faculty at Highrock Church in Boston. (All views expressed are his own.)
Richard received his degree in Mathematics from Columbia College (NYC) and his master’s of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Theresa and their two children.
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