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May 2019

Track 2 Writing and Speech Coach Mentors, Recruitment session

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of

On Sunday September 1, TNKR will be holding its 10th English Speech Contest at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. We are seeking speech coach mentors to help North Korean refugees with writing and public speaking. The final orientation will be held at the TNKR office on may 16 starting at 7 pm. Here's our process for the 10th speech contest: * Phase 1, mid-May to late June: Writing. North Korean refugees who apply for this will work with 2 writing mentors…

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Brown to North Korea: Lessons from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of

You are invited to a speech and roundtable discussion marking the 65th anniversary of the May 17, 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision. The monumental Supreme Court decision struck down legalized segregation in America's public schools--and challenged the entire system of Jim Crow that was ingrained in American law. Casey Lartigue Jr., co-editor of the book "Educational freedom in Urban America : Brown v. Board after half a century," will lead the discussion to be held Saturday May 18…

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Voices from the North, at KAME conference (4:20-6:00 pm)

May 23 @ 4:20 pm - 6:00 pm
Seoul National University Hoam Faculty House

Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR) will be presenting at the 11th Korean Association for Multicultural Education (KAME) Conference. The conference will be held May 22-24, 2019 at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. (NOTE: Microsoft Internet Explorer users may see the incorrect time) TNKR's co-founders, Casey Lartigue Jr. and Eunkoo Lee, will be presenting together. The theme of the conference is "Multicultural Education and Diversity: Driving the Potential for Changing Societies in a Globalizing World." Please join us!…

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June 2019

“I want to come back to TNKR,” Track 1 re-matching orientation #1

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of

TNKR will be hosting an orientation weekend, June 8-9. Choose the day you would like to join for an orientation. The matching session will be on June 23. More details coming later.

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“I want to come back to TNKR,” Track 1 re-matching orientation option #2

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of

TNKR will be hosting an orientation weekend, June 8-9. Choose the day you would like to join for an orientation. The matching session will be on June 23. More details coming later.

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Jang Jinsung lecture

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Shin and Kim Law Office, 서울 종로구 종로3길 17 D Tower (23rd floor)
Seoul, Korea Korea, Republic of

Jang Jinsung lecture June 29 Details forthcoming, the time and date for this are subject to change.

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July 2019

North Korean Refugee Freedom Day: Two Decades of Hanawon

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Shin and Kim Law Office, 서울 종로구 종로3길 17 D Tower (23rd floor)
Seoul, Korea Korea, Republic of

On July 8, 1999, the South Korean government opened the Settlement Support Center for North Korean Refugees, often referred to as "Hanawon." In the last two decades, more than 32,000 North Korean refugees have made it to South Korea. * What have been their experiences? * How has Hanawon changed over the past two decades? * What advice would refugees give to newcomers? Join Teach North Korean Refugees (TNKR) as we mark the 20th anniversary of Hanawon's founding, learning lessons…

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* “Hello Konglish!” Track 1 orientation option #1

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of

TNKR will be hosting an orientation weekend, July 13-14. Choose the day you would like to join for an orientation. The matching session will be on July 21. More details coming later.

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“Hello Konglish!” Track 1 orientation option #2

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of

TNKR will be hosting an orientation weekend, July 13-14. Choose the day you would like to join for an orientation. The matching session will be on July 21. More details coming later.

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September 2019

* “I am from North Korea” 10th TNKR English Speech Contest

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRAND HYATT HOTEL 322 SOWOL-RO, YONGSAN-GU SEOUL, 04347 Korea, Republic of, 322 Sowol-ro, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu,
Seoul, Korea, Republic of

"I am from North Korea." That's the theme of TNKR's 10th English speech contest, to be held on September 1 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul. North Korean refugees studying at the Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR) will be giving original speeches in English. They are getting prepared with volunteer speech coach mentors who are helping them to sharpen their speeches. To reserve tickets: Option 1: Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/i-am-from-north-korea-tickets-65401400349 Option 2: PayPal…

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