This week’s events: Grace Jo speaks at Oslo Freedom Forum, Jinhye Jo speaks at TEDxLakeArtemesia at University of Maryland

Vice President Grace Jo is in Oslo, Norway this week to speak at the annual Oslo Freedom Forum. Founded in 2009, OFF features world-renowned human rights activists dedicated to making the world a more peaceful, prosperous, and free place. Grace is scheduled to speak on Tuesday, May 23rd, sometime during the morning Central European Time (early morning […]

North Korea Freedom Week 2017

On Tuesday, April 25, as part of a week-long series of events for North Korea Freedom Week, NKinUSA screened the short documentary “I am Grace” by filmmaker Christopher H. K. Lee about NKinUSA Vice President Grace Jo’s adaptation to life in the United States and becoming an American citizen. The event was held at the […]

Towson University Students Launch Crowdrise Drive to Benefit NKinUSA

Towson University students in Professor Zosha Stuckey’s class focusing on crowdfunding have launched a drive on Crowdrise to raise funds to benefit NKinUSA. The drive is being led by William Humphrey, a student in Professor Stuckey’s class. The target of this fundraising drive is to raise at least $1,500. For all of NKinUSA’s friends and […]

“Memory of North Koreans” display at Montgomery College ArtWalk

As part of the 6th annual ArtWalk at Montgomery College, Grace Jo is displaying her art project titled “Memory of North Koreans”. The display consists of the names of 200 North Koreans who were repatriated from China to North Korea and are believed to have lost their lives, written on black and white ribbons and […]

Grace Jo visits University of Virginia

On Thursday, February 23 Liberty in North Korea at UVA held an event to share North Korean defector stories with students at the University of Virginia. They invited NKinUSA vice president and North Korean defector Grace Jo to share her story. The event began at 5 PM at Newcomb Hall and consisted of three parts: a […]