Entries by TNKR Casey

TNKR on tvN!!!

Here’s tvN’s preview clips: YouTube tvN site  If all goes according to schedule, then TNKR is scheduled to be featured on TvN on Monday September 12, 2016, starting around 7:40 a.m. You are invited to join us at the TNKR office to watch the TV show together. First preference will be given for those who were […]

2016-08-18 “Korean reunification–at the dinner table”

North Korean refugee and restaurateur Lee Aeran says: “Reunification of our country starts at the table.” On August 18, five North Korean refugee ambassadors of Teach North Korean refugees hosted a North Korean food night! They cooked enough food to feed 20 hungry people. They cooked for as long as six hours getting the food prepared. South Korean […]

2016-07-19 북한에 대한 무관심 (Apathy about North Korea)

북한에 대한 무관심 케이시 라티그 (Casey Lartigue Jr.) 최근 서울에서 열린 북한관련 국제회의에 참석 했을 당시 몇몇 사람들은 내게 물었다. 왜 3만명이나 되는 북한이탈주민들은 직접적으로 북한 개혁을 위한 모임들에 참여하지 않는가? 다른 몇몇은 왜 한국인(남한)들은 북한 사람들에 대해 관심을 갖지 않는 것인가? 그러나, 왜 한국에 거주하는 수많은 외국인들은 북한이탈주민을 돕는 것에 적극적으로 참여하는 것인가? 그러나, […]

2015-07-22 North Korean Defectors’ Concern (HK)

I have messaged with Owen Lau of 脫北者關注組 North Korean Defectors Concern for at least 2 years, but today was the first time for us to meet in person. He has a wonderful volunteer group based in Hong Kong. Despite lacking resources, his organization gets things done. NKDC will be hosting a film festival in […]

2015-07-22 TNKR is “Very Special”

One of the refugees studying in Teach North Korean Refugees dropped by our office today to chat. She has studied in a number of programs, she wanted to let us know that this has been the most effective of all for her. The main reason is the individualized attention she receives from tutors. In particular, she appreciates […]

2015-07-21 Catching up with Kimmy

Hard to believe that I have known Hooyeon Kimmy for five years. We met shortly after I first returned to South Korea. She was then a reporter on the Ewha Voice, she invited me to give a speech to the reporters. Now she is working as a professional journalist with a bright future ahead of […]