Entries by TNKR Casey

2018-05-25 Jasmin and Samantha visit TNKR

Jasmin Fosse wrote on Facebook: On Tuesday May 22nd we went to visit the organization that I have volunteered for over a year now named TNKR (Teach North Korean Refugees)! It was so nice to finally meet all of the crew members in person! We had a long evening with a lot of deep conversations […]

2018-05-26 Michigan alumni know TNKR!

I am not, nor have I ever been, a student at the University of Michigan. I joined last night anyway and had a great time. Many of the attendees expressed interest in TNKR, and two who are musicians have agreed to perform at a charity benefit for TNKR. Stay tuned! Support TNKR! I’m not an […]

2018-05-24 TNKR at KAME

TNKR presented at the 2018 Korean Association for Multicultural Education (KAME). I introduced about TNKR, then TNKR co-founder Eunkoo Lee discussed feedback she has received from refugees in TNKR. One of our coaches, Dongkeun Han, was in the audience, so I asked him to come to the microphone. Missing was TNKR Senior Fellow Tony Docan-Morgan, […]

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2018-05-08 TNKR partnership with the Serpentem Scholarship Mission Foundation

On Tuesday May 8, the Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR) and the Serpentem Scholarship Mission Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will provide scholarships for fifteen North Korean refugees studying in TNKR beginning next month. The partnership is aimed at providing support for North Korean refugees college students who may […]

2018-05 Three Day Weekend of Work

Monday May 7 is a holiday in South Korea. For most normal people, that meant many people went traveling over the weekend to take advantage of the three-day weekend. But for TNKR, a three-day weekend meant a weekend of work! Speech by an NK refugee 3 hour discussion with a group visiting from the USA. […]

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2018-05-03 Energy Center

Today’s big events and activities at TNKR: PARTNERSHIP: The big news today is that TNKR finalized the details of a partnership that we will be announcing on Tuesday during an MOU signing ceremony. This will be absolutely fantastic for refugees studying in TNKR. We are thankful that a South Korean organization that is much larger […]

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2018-05-02 TNKR Media

I continue to be amazed that TNKR gets so much media attention even though: We don’t have a media team or even anyone handling media relations. The American co-founder is a former reporter and communications specialist who is more likely to fight with rather than reach out to media. Despite those limitations, here we are […]