Montgomery County Council Recognizes Grace Jo with Proclamation

On April 24 Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice presented Grace Jo with a proclamation on behalf of the Montgomery Council recognizing her for her work with North Korean refugees and with NKinUSA. For more, please see the two Youtube videos below. (Cover photo by Montgomery County Council)

Jinhye and Grace Jo’s recent public appearances

Over the past couple months President Jinhye and Vice President Grace Jo have given talks on several university campuses across the United States about their personal experiences escaping North Korea and their own perspective on recent events on the Korean Peninsula: On March 17, Jinhye participated in Georgetown THiNK’s annual conference, LIFE in North Korea. […]

Grace Jo at GWU THiNK: “I am a North Korean and I am a human being”

By Charlotte Decker; photos by Mary Chen On Friday, April 13 George Washington University’s THiNK organization hosted NKinUSA’s Vice President, Grace Jo, for a dinner and discussion on the North Korean human rights crisis. Leading the discussion, Grace Jo shared her own experiences as a North Korean refugee and the hardships both her and her […]

Vice President Grace Jo, Board Member Andrew Hong, speak at Harvard

By Mridhu Khanna; photos by Alex Melagrano A North Korean defector spoke Saturday about the hardships, horrors and trials she and her family endured trying to escape the country over the course of a decade. At a cultural event at Harvard University, song and dance were presented alongside a discussion with Grace Jo in a […]

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 […]