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May 2017

TNKR Fundraising Brainstorming session

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

At least once a month, TNKR's co-directors get together to discuss fundraising. We invite volunteers to join us for those sessions. This month, we will have two short presentations from: * TNKR fundraiser Anna Martinson * TNKR Assistant Director Dave Fry Then will brainstorm ways for TNKR to raise money to have a greater impact in the world. We will discuss activities that volunteers are already planning and listen to new ideas. We can create project teams around the activities,…

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제6회 TNKR 영어스피치 컨테스트

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

<제6회 TNKR English Speech Contest> 제6회 TNKR(Teach North Korean Refugees) English Speech Contest에 여러분을 초대합니다. 현재 TNKR은 일반영어(회사, 공부, 여행 등) 공부를 할 수 있도록 기회를 제공하는 Track 1(Finding My Own Way)과 본인의 이야기를 영어로 이야기할 수 있도록 도움을 주는 Track 2(Telling My Own Story) 를 진행하고 있습니다. TNKR Englsih Speech Contest는 현재까지 5번 개최되었습니다. 그리고 2017년 8월 제6회 English speech Contest로 여러분을 만나고자 합니다. TNKR 프로그램을 통해 향상된 여러분의 영어실력을 발휘 할뿐 아니라, 영어에 대한 자신감을 얻는 기회가 되기를…

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June 2017

TNKR’s Third Prince Party fundraiser

June 3 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Hidden Cellar, 서울특별시 용산구 신흥로3길 7
Seoul, 04338 Korea, Republic Of

Local band 2Much is holding a Prince party fundraiser for (TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees on June 3. He was a child prodigy, playing numerous instruments, arranging and writing all of the music himself, and establishing numerous spinoff bands in addition to writing many top hits for other musicians. Music was his life. He passed away last year in April, his birthday is on June 7. TNKR held Prince parties in 2014 and 2016, and will celebrate the music of…

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2017-06-10 Orientation session 58

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees is seeking volunteer tutors to help North Korean refugees improve their English. Apply here http://teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org/volunteer/ Saturday, June 10 –2-3:50 pm, Track 1 Orientation –4-5:30 pm, Fundraising Brainstorming session Sunday, June 11 –2-4 pm, Matching session –4-4:20, Review policies Apply here http://teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org/volunteer/ Important: After you have completed all of the items on the checklist then your application will be considered complete. We give first preference to tutors who have done so, then choose others based on…

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2017-06-24 Q&A, North Korea with Jang-Jin Sung

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ever wondered why North Koreans cry when their dictators die? Want to know what things are really like in North Korea? Then join TNKR for a special Global Leadership Forum with North Korean refugee author Jang Jin-sung. He's the author of several books about North Korea, including, "Dear Leader." Jang is a former poet-propagandist in North Korea who later escaped from North Korea. RSVP HERE.  

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2017-06-25 Speech Contest Orientation for Coaches

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
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Teach North Korean Refugees will be holding an orientation to get prepared for its sixth English speech contest on August 26, 2017.   We are seeking coaches to help refugees get prepared for the contest.   Application http://teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org/volunteer/   First preference is given to those applicants who fulfill all items on the application checklist in a timely manner.   TNKR's speech contest goes beyond just being a contest. * Refugees submit videos using their own thoughts without being coached. *…

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2017-06-25 TNKR Open House

June 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm
TNKR office, 서울시 마포구 신수동 343-6번지
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
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Join TNKR for a special Open House. TNKR volunteer staffers will present information about the organization's main activities.   Please sign up by registering as a volunteer.   Confirmed speakers: Anna Martinson, TNKR Fundraising Manager Spencer Kim, TNKR Intern Manager Casey Lartigue Jr., TNKR co-founder Eunkoo Lee, TNKR co-founder  

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July 2017

2017-07-15 Track 1 Orientation

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

TNKR will be holding a recruitment session for new tutors hoping to tutor North Korean refugees. Apply here as a tutor. http://teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org/volunteer/ July 15, Orientation Track 1, from 2 pm (open to the public) July 15, Open House, from 4 pm (open to the public) July 22, Matching Track 1, from 2 pm (invitation only)  

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2017-07-15 TNKR Open House

July 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm

Join TNKR for a special Open House. TNKR volunteer staffers will present information about the organization's main activities.   Please sign up by registering as a volunteer.   Confirmed speakers: Anna Martinson, TNKR Fundraising Manager Spencer Kim, TNKR Intern Manager Casey Lartigue Jr., TNKR co-founder Eunkoo Lee, TNKR co-founder  

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2017-07-29 Not Just Otto

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Description The arrest then death of American tourist Otto Warmbier grabbed headlines around the world. People who barely pay attention to North Korea's human rights abuses began taking notice after this case. There are many others who have been abducted or arrested by North Korea who have gained much less attention. The 4th Teach North Korean Refugees Global Leadership Forum will highlight some cases that have gotten less attention. Scheduled speakers are: Signe Poulsen, Representative, UN Human Rights Office-Seoul Kenneth…

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