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August 2017

2017-08-05 Stories from the North III” TNKR-SUFS Speech Forum

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TNKR-SUFS will partner to co-host the third "Stories from the North" forum on August 5, 2017 from 2 pm at Seoul University of Foreign Studies near Yangjae Station. 30,000 NK refugees have successfully escaped to South Korea. This is an opportunity to hear directly from two NK refugees learning English and public speaking in TNKR. PAYMENT Reserve tickets at Eventbrite 10,000 won per person in advance, 15,000 won at the door. TNKR volunteers and donors can bring one guest for…

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2017-08-06 North Korean refugees seeking speech coach mentors

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TNKR is seeking speech coaches to help North Korean refugees tell their stories. Give at least two a month to a refugee to help them with creating structure for their speeches, pronunciation, vocabulary, knowledge and other things to help them present themselves publicly. To apply: http://teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org/volunteer/ Orientation: August 6 from 2 pm Matching: August 13 from 2 pm Tony Docan-Morgan, Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Senior Fellow of Communication and Advocacy at TNKR will be…

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2017-08-15 TNKR co-founders on “Heart to Heart”

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TNKR co-founders Eunkoo Lee and Casey Lartigue will be on Arirang TV explaining the North Korean refugee support organization they started in March 2013. August 15 from 10:30 a.m. Korea time Arirang TV link Arirang YouTube playlist

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2017-08-23 TNKR presentation to SIWA

August 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

TNKR will be presenting at the Seoul International Women's Association Coffee Morning on August 23 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. RSVP at the SIWA Website:  

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2017-08-26 TNKR Speech Contest #6

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Shin & Kim Law Office, 8th Floor, State Tower Namsan, 100 Toegye-ro, Jung-gu
Seoul, 100-052 Korea, Republic Of

Teach North Korean Refugees will be holding its 6th English speech contest on August 26, 2017 from 2 pm at the Kim and Shin law firm near Myeongdong station (line 4). 7 North Korean refugees will be invited to give speeches in English. Each speaker will have up to 10 minutes, addressing the question as they wish. We are now taking recommendations for topics for the theme of the 6th contest. *** Payment option 1: $10 at Eventbrite. Payment option 2:…

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September 2017

2017-09-09 TNKR co-founder speaking at TEDx

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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2017-09-22 to 9/23 International Volunteers Workshop

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - September 23 @ 6:30 pm

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Track 2–Recruiting Speech Coaches

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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October 2017

TNKR English Language Matching Weekend

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - October 15 @ 5:00 pm

TNKR will be holding its 65th Language Matching session on October 15 from 2-5 pm. This will be your opportunity to be a volunteer tutor for a North Korean refugee needing help with studying English. Schedule: * October 14 Saturday 2-4 pm (Mandatory Orientation) * October 15 Sunday 2-5 pm (Mandatory Matching session) Both sessions will be held at the TNKR office near Gwangheungchang subway line 6 exit 4 (two stops from Hapjeong, six stops from Itaewon station) To apply:…

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