September 10 sohaegeum performance with Seongjin Park

This is a reminder to all our friends and supporters to join us on Sunday, September 10 for a performance by the renowned North Korean sohaegeum player Seongjin Park. A sohaegeum is a four-stringed version of the traditional two-stringed haegeum, invented by North Korea in the 1960s and currently in use only in North Korea. General admission is $30.00 with proceeds […]

Vice President Grace Jo Speaks at Oslo Freedom Forum

On Tuesday, May 23, NKinUSA Vice President Grace Jo spoke at the ninth annual Oslo Freedom Forum. Invited as part of a group of renowned human rights activists from around the globe to gather in Oslo to share their stories, Grace talked about her family’s experience surviving the Great Famine of the 1990s, fleeing North […]

Jinhye and Grace Jo’s Recent Media Appearances

President Jinhye Jo and Vice President Grace Jo recently appeared on a number of interview programs on TV, online, and on radio. On June 7 and again on June 9, WHUT-TV (PBS) broadcast the Mimi Geerges Show’s interview with Jinhye and Grace.   On June 6, The Young Turks posted an interview with Grace from […]

Expert in escaping North Korea has a message for Trump

“I’m good at escaping,” says Grace Jo, a slender 25-year-old who managed to flee North Korea and its authoritarian regime not just once but three times, though most of her family was not so lucky. Even as the reclusive Asian nation steps up its military provocations, millions of its people still struggle to get enough […]