Enhancing the quality of life for all refugees from Burma in Minnesota

Karen Organization of Minnesota

Welcome to the Karen Organization of Minnesota

The Karen Organization of Minnesota (“KOM”) welcomes you and hopes this website can provide you with information about the Karen People in addition to providing resources for the Karen and other refugees from Burma living in Minnesota and the United States.

Leadership Change

Interim Leadership Announcement

After five years of service, Chong Bee Vang has left his position as Executive Director of KOM. The Board of Directors has appointed Alexis Walstad to serve as Interim Executive Director while they lead the search for a new executive director. Read the Board’s full announcement (in English and Karen).

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5th Annual Gala - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Hamline University

See more information about the 2015 Gala.

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