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May 2018

2018-05-19 Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee (final speech in Seoul)

May 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

North Korean refugee author Sungju Lee will be the featured speaker at the sixth Teach North Korean Refugees Global Leadership Forum on Saturday May 19, 2018 from 6 pm at the Shin and Kim law firm in Seoul. In September 2016, Lee published "Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea." He was born into an affluent family in North Korea, but his world was turned upside down when his father fell out of…

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2018-05-20 TNKR Charity Food Pop Up (hosted by The Workshop)

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You are invited to The Workshop for a popup charity event featuring chef Taeyoung Chang. Here's an invitation from The Workshop: Next Sunday will be a day of good food, Sangria and goodwill. The The Workshop will be hosting a pop up by Taeyoung Chang. Part of all proceeds for this food pop up will be donated to TNKR. Taeyoung Chang has been cooking since before puberty, and hasn’t aged a day since. For the last 5 years he has…

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2018-05-24 TNKR at KAME conference

May 24 @ 4:20 pm - 6:00 pm

Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR) will be presenting at the 2018 Korean Association for Multicultural Education International Conference on May 24 from 4:20 pm at Korea University. TNKR will be presenting on a panel of distinguished experts and practictioners related to North Korean refugee adjustment. Click the link for more information. http://kame.or.kr/2018eng/sub6.htm?mode=view&no=36 Information about the conference: Working Together for a Better Multicultural Society 바람직한 다문화 사회를 향하여 MAY 23-25, 2018 Seoul National University Hoam Faculty House Seoul…

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2018-05-26 TNKR 1000+ Won Book Sale

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TNKR will be having its second 1,000+ won book sale! We don't have the space for a library, but many of the refugees studying in our program love having books in English. TNKR fan Anne Marie donated many books to us, with the hopes that NK refugees could use them in their study sessions. So we will be holding a book sale on May 26. Refugees will be invited to drop by first, from noon to 2 pm. Then we…

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June 2018

2018-06-02 Musicians for TNKR Fundraising Party!

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - June 3 @ 1:00 am

Please join TNKR volunteer Peter Daley and writer/activist Rachel Stine as they host a night of music, prizes, and general happiness at The Alley Bunker bar in HBC on Saturday June 2 in aid of the worthy cause that is TNKR Refugee participants in TNKR's free English training program have gone on to write bestselling books, attend SKY universities, and even meet Hillary Clinton. As TNKR gets pushed out of its current office, we’re gonna rally the troops and make…

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2018-06-02 Seoul Pub Crawl

June 2 @ 8:30 pm - June 3 @ 1:30 am

(한국어 소개도 아래에 있어요!) #1 of 61 nightlife in Seoul (voted on Tripadvisor.com) presents- Seoul Pub Crawl ----------------------------------------------- ?INCLUSIONS? ✅ A rooftop bar! + 2 more bars + Club ✅ 1 shots at each bar + 1 free drink at the club ✅ Free entrance everywhere ✅ Discount with wristbands ✅ Professional party photos ✅ If you add $7 when booking online you can get our t-shirt! ($10 at the event) ------------------------------------------------ ?HOW TO SIGN UP? 1. Click on 'Going'…

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Tutor Recruitment Sessions, seeking tutors for NK refugees

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TNKR is seeking tutors to help North Korean refugees with learning English. Join us for the Track 1 Orientation on either Sat, June 9 OR Sun, June 10th at 2 PM at the TNKR Office (located near Gwangheungchang Station, Line 6). The first 10 applicants who successfully complete orientation and have submitted the required application documents will be invited to the following Matching Session (Sat, 6/16 at 2 PM). Requirements: * Commitment: Minimum 3 months / twice a month (per…

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Jang Jin-sung at TNKR Donor Appreciation Event

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jang Jin-sung is... * Author of the best-selling book "Dear Leader." * A former "psychological warfare officer" with the North Korean regime. * Worked in a number of official and unofficial capacities that have kept him in contact with North Korean refugees coming into South Korea as well as sources inside North Korea. * A consultant to numerous governments about North Korea and has had his lectures translated into other languages at universities around the world. This should be a timely…

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Wanted: Speech Coaches for TNKR 8th English Speech Contest

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On August 25, TNKR will be holding its 8th English Speech Contest. To help refugees get prepared, TNKR will be holding orientation sessions June 23-24 at the TNKR office. More details will be coming soon. Apply here: http://teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org/volunteer/

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July 2018

Skype tutors wanted

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
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Message from TNKR Academic Coordinator Janice Kim! Greetings! Teach North Korean Refugees (NGO) is URGENTLY seeking female tutors to offer Skype English lessons to North Korean refugees living in Korea! TNKR is a humanitarian-based NGO which provides free 1:1 individualized English tutoring and coaching for North Korean refugees (mostly women!) living in South Korea. While our program has been mostly a 1:1 in-person tutoring and coaching program, we are now offering 1:1 Skype tutoring for North Korean refugee women with special…

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