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February 2017

2017-02-04 Brainstorming about fundraising

February 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
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Once a month, TNKR's directors get together to discuss fundraising. We invite others to join this conversation to find ways they can also fundraise/create revenue streams for TNKR. Because we have changed our policy for 2017 so that we expect new volunteers to attempt to fundraise, we invite tutors and others who want to make TNKR sustainable to join us. Feb 4 will be a busy day. 1-2:45 pm, TNKR orientation for tutor applicants 3-4:30, Brainstorming about fundraising 5-7 pm,…

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2017-02-05 Unveiling TNKR’s Curriculum

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
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Steve Literati, TNKR's Curriculum Developer, will be holding an orientation session with TNKR tutors interested in helping us develop our new curriculum. This is invitation-only, for tutors who confirm in advance with TNKR International Director Casey Lartigue. Steve writes: "We will be going over the new TNKR Curriculum and explaining how the new system will work, the mechanics of the system and how students will be evaluated, what to expect in the program, and our long term vision for developing…

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North Korea is still breaking hearts

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
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Valentine's Day 1970 North Korea has been breaking hearts and families for decades. The Hwang Won family has been waiting since 1969 for him to be returned from North Korea. He had the misfortune to be one of the 50 people on Korean Air flight YS-11 on December 11, 1969. After international protests, 39 of the 50 passengers were returned to South Korea on Valentine's Day 1970, but 11 of the people, including Hwang Won, were not allowed to return…

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2017-02-22 Casey Lartigue speech at Multiculture and Global Social Welfare Forum

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

TNKR co-founder Casey Lartigue will be speaking at the Multiculture and Global Social Welfare Forum hosted by the Pyungtaek Social Welfare Foundation on February 22. Lartigue will be speaking from 2 pm., his speech will be translated by TNKR co-founder Eunkoo Lee. You are invited.

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“THAT” Moment: my escape from North Korea (TNKR English speech contest #5)

February 25 @ 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
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You are invited to the 5th English speech contest hosted by Teach North Korean Refugees. RSVP at Eventbrite. Invitation: Teach North Korean Refugees will be holding its 5th English speech contest on Feb 25, 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. They will be discussing: "THAT" moment: my escape from North Korea. Speakers could discuss a particular moment they…

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TNKR Workshop at education conference

February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TNKR will be presenting at an education conference on March 25. Details will be announced the first week of March, stay tuned! Casey Lartigue, introduction to TNKR Eunkoo Lee, Refugee feedback about studying English Refugee speaker, discussing her experience as an English teacher in North Korea.  

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March 2017

TNKR Track 1 orientation–Ewha, Hongik, Yeonsei area

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm

TNKR is seeking volunteer tutors to help North Korean refugees improve their English. Saturday, March 11 --1-2:50 pm, Orientation --3-4:30 pm, Brainstorming about fundraising Sunday, March 12 --2-4 pm, Matching session --4-4:20, Review policies, form Kakao groups Apply here Important: After you have completed all of the items on the checklist then your application will be considered complete. Here's Casey Lartigue Jr.'s summary about the most recent TNKR Matching session. What: (TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees is seeking tutors for…

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TNKR Brainstorming (fundraising)

March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Once a month, TNKR’s directors get together to discuss fundraising. We invite others to join this conversation to find ways they can also fundraise/create revenue streams for TNKR. Because we have changed our policy for 2017 so that we expect new volunteers to attempt to fundraise, we invite tutors and others who want to make TNKR sustainable to join us. March 11 will be a busy day. 1-2:45 pm, TNKR orientation for tutor applicants 3-4:30, Brainstorming about fundraising 5-7 pm,…

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Track 1 Matching session 54 (invitation-only)

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This is an invitation only event for tutors who have gone through the application process and been approved directly by TNKR co-founder Casey Lartigue.  

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2017-03-25 TNKR presentation at KOTESOL

March 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Hanyang University, Humanities Building 6,

Come and join TNKR at the 13th annual KOTESOL Conference on March 25 at Hanyang University.  TNKR co-directors Casey Lartigue Jr. and Eunkoo Lee will be joined by North Korean refugee Jinhee Han at the workshop "Hello Konglish! North Korean refugees adjusting to South Korea by learning English." Their workshop will run from 3:30 to 4:15 pm as part of the day-long conference. Casey and Eunkoo co-founded TNKR in March 2013. So far 264 refugees have studied with 554 volunteer tutors. Jinhee is…

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