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April 2018

2018-04-23 Eben Appleton speech to the Gallatin Women’s Study Club

April 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

TNKR representative Eben Appleton will be delivering her third speech in the USA about the Seoul-based non-profit @Teach North Korean Refugees. Mrs. Appleton made her public speaking debut at the age of 77 a few months ago when she spoke to the Lions Club in Tennessee. This speech will be before the "Gallatin Women’s Study Club" founded in 1935. Mrs. Appleton will be introducing TNKR, then she will engage in Q&A with the 25 or so members of the expected…

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2018-04-29 TNKR Video Project: Planning Meeting

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Would you like to create videos, documentaries or public service announcements to inform people about North Korean refugee issues? If yes, please join TNKR's Video Production Team. We will be holding an initial brainstorming meeting on April 29 from 2:00 pm. In addition to video editors, producers, writers, voice actors, and others who help with the production of videos, we also need team members who can disseminate videos once they have been done as well as marketing folks who can…

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May 2018

2018-05-05 Seoul Pub Crawl [Itaewon week]

May 5 @ 8:30 pm - May 6 @ 12:30 am

*If you're a TNKR (Teach North Korean Refugees) volunteer, your ticket fee will be 100% donated to TNKR! (한국어 소개도 아래에 있어요!) #1 of 61 nightlife in Seoul (voted on Tripadvisor.com) presents- Seoul Pub Crawl ----------------------------------------------- 🔥INCLUSIONS🔥 ✅ 3 shots at bars + 1 free drink at the club ✅ Free entrance to Lucidream - the best hiphop club in Itaewon's 5 yr anniversary party! ✅ Discount with wristbands ✅ Professional party photos ✅ If you add $7 when booking…

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Tutor North Korean refugees, Weekend Orientation sessions

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TNKR Academic Coordinator Janice Kim wrote: URGENT! We are seeking English tutors to teach 1:1 English to North Korean Refugees in the Seoul area! Join us for the Track 1 Orientation on either Sat, May 12th OR Sun, May 13th at 2 PM at the TNKR Office (located near Gwangheungchang Station, Line 6). Those who have successfully completed orientation and have submitted the required application documents will be invited to the following Matching Session (Sun, 5/20 at 2 PM). Requirements:…

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Sunday Picnic With Lending Ears – A Fundraiser for TNKR!

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What: A beautiful afternoon picnic at the Han River with "Lending Ears - A Women's Meetup in Support of TNKR". Let's enjoy some yummy snacks, good music, friendly conversation, fun games, and colouring books together - all while supporting a great cause! We will be providing picnic blankets and mats, music, colouring pages and supplies, cards, Jenga, snacks, and Polaroid photos - for 2,000W extra! If you ever felt like you just wanted to hang out with some girls and…

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Tutor North Korean refugees, Weekend Orientation sessions

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TNKR Academic Coordinator Janice Kim wrote: URGENT! We are seeking English tutors to teach 1:1 English to North Korean Refugees in the Seoul area! Join us for the Track 1 Orientation on either Sat, May 12th OR Sun, May 13th at 2 PM at the TNKR Office (located near Gwangheungchang Station, Line 6). Those who have successfully completed orientation and have submitted the required application documents will be invited to the following Matching Session (Sun, 5/20 at 2 PM). Requirements:…

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2018-06-09 Tutor Recruitment Sessions, seeking tutors for NK refugees

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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2018-05-16 Office hours for TNKR co-founder Casey Lartigue

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
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Call or visit TNKR this Wednesday with your questions about the organization! * What is Track 1? Track 2? * What is the Volunteer Leadership Academy? * How can you get involved with upcoming events? * You can propose a project or fundraising idea. * Want to debate with Casey Lartigue or criticize one of his Korea Times columns? * Or you have been wanting to take him to lunch, but were too embarrassed to ask. Then Wednesday May 16…

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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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