May 24, Open House (TNKR office at AOU): Teach North Korean Refugees cordially invites you to two Open House sessions for newcomers. from 10 am and 7 pm. Find out how you can get involved with helping North Korean refugees.

Date: May 24, 2016
Time: 10 am and 7 pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Teach North Korean Refugees (TNKR) office in Insadong. #301 Namdo Building, 33 Insadong 7th Street, Jongro-gu, Seoul, Korea
DescriptionTeach North Korean Refugees cordially invites you to two Open House sessions for newcomers. from 10 am and 7 pm. Find out how you can get involved with helping North Korean refugees, as a tutor, coach, staffer or other ways.
May 26, TNKR forum (German School): “My escape from North Korea, and the way to freedom” forum is being held at the German School in Seoul. This event was organized by TNKR volunteer Karin Hanna. Check her for the video she posted with directions.
Date: May 26, 2016
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: 20,000 won
Venue: German School Seoul
DescriptionThree ambassadors from (TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees have been invited to give speeches on May 26 from 7:30 pm at the German School in the Yongsan area. They will be discussing their escapes from North Korea and their adjustment to life outside of North Korea.
Directions 123-6 Dokseodang-ro, Yongsan-gu

May 28: Yoga for TNKR (Hongdae): TNKR tutor and Yoga Project Manager Taylore Beatty will be hosting her third fundraiser for TNKR.Date: May 28, 2016

Time: 10:30-noon
Cost: 10,000 won donation
Venue: Yam Studio

Description: Come learn/practice a gentle and rejuvenating style of yoga while supporting the TNKR scholarship fund. There will be some yoga mats available to use at the studio if you do not have your own.
Directions: Yam Studio 마포구 연남동 567-47 지하 1층(B1) (홍대입구 exit 2) Mapo-gu Yeonnam-dong 567-47 Ji Ha first floor(B1) (Hongdae Ibgu exit 2)


May 29, KAFLA Walkathon (Jonggak Station line 1, exit 4): TNKR will be one of the recipient organizations of the proceeds, so please join us, get some exercise, meet some people. It is estimated that at least 1,000 people will participate! Register here. Thanks to TNKR volunteer Shauna Lee Sexsmith for making this happen!

Date: May 29, 2016

Time: 9 am-1 pm
Cost: 10,000 won Bank Account (Woori-Bank  1005-802-085346 :한국학원총연합회)
Host: The Korean Association of Foreign Language Academies (KAFLA) Social Contributions  (카플라 사회봉사단 주최)
Venue: Start : Jonggak Stn. Line1 Exit #4
Description: The Korean Association of Foreign Language Academies is hosting its sixth annual Charity Walkathon. Proceeds will be donating to building a school in Nepal and Teach North Korean Refugees in Seoul.
Directions: Jonggak Station line 1 exit 4. □ Route: Bosin-gak Plaza( A large bell pavilion on Jongno)->Cheonggycheon Stream-> Dong Dae Mun->Ihwa village-> Naksan Rampart(seoul City Wall)-> Nak San Park(6km)
□ Finish: Nak San Park

June 4 Prince Dance Party (Yongsan): Join us for an evening of dancing to the music of the late musician Prince. The Hidden Cellar in Yongsan is allowing us to have the party there, as a fundraiser for TNKR.

Date: June 4, 2016

Time: 7:00-11:30 pm
Cost: 10,000 won donation
Venue: The Hidden Cellar
Description: Prince has passed away, but his music lives on! Teach North Korean Refugees is holding its second Prince Dance Party, as a fundraiser. Come dance to Prince hit songs along with many of his unreleased songs.
Address: 5-84 yongsan dong 2 ga, yongsan gu Seoul

June 11, Orientation for Speech Contest Coaches (TNKR office): We will be holding an orientation for volunteers who would like to help with the speech contest, as coaches, organizers, assistants.

Date: June 11, 2016
Time: 2 pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Freedom Factory office, National Assembly subway exits 2 or 3, Seoul, Korea
Description: Join an orientation session to find out how you can get involved with preparing for the 4th TNKR English Speech Contest. Several North Korean refugees ambassadors in the TNKR program will be giving original speeches in English. You can join as a coach, organizer, assistant.
June 17, “Please help me bring my father from North Korea (Imjingak): More details coming
Date: June 17, 2016
Time: Meet at 9 am in Seoul, travel together to Imjingak)
Cost: Donations will be requested
Description: In 1969, Korea airline YS-11 was hijacked to North Korea. Fifty South Koreans on the airplane were abducted to North Korea. Eleven of them were never allowed to return. Hwang In-Cheol is the son of one of the people kept hostage in North Korea. He will be leading this event requesting that the North Korean government return his father.
Directions: Coming soon.


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