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2019-11-23 Busy Saturday

I planned on taking the day off today, playing video games, catching up on messages, blogging about recent activities I haven't gotten to because of new activities.

I agreed to one meeting. Then another. Then another.

There went my Saturday!

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Developing TNKR

Emily stopped by at 11 AM to talk about academic planning!

She has been part of our Academic Team helping to collect teaching materials. She also donated two books. Yes, we are open to donations of books, teaching supplies, and other items, although we do have limited space.


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Tutoring

The heart of TNKR is 1:1 Flexible Tutoring. We aren't rich enough to have space for classrooms, so most tutoring sessions are at business centers and study rooms.

We are delighted when refugees and their tutors come to the office to study together.

Michael and Minhee stopped by today for a tutoring session. Michael joined us a few months ago, incredibly enthusiastic about being part of TNKR. He then challenged the country of Canada to support TNKR!





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Her Hero!

One of my friends I met before I started TNKR along with Eunkoo Lee dropped by today to talk. We first met back in 2012, and would occasionally meet to talk about things. She later joined TNKR as a student. Because of her feedback, we were able to develop some parts of TNKR.

She says I am her hero!

She is now in graduate school, she may return to TNKR soon. When I was talking to her, I realized that even though I have known her for seven years, I don't know her escape story. As is one of TNKR's approaches: "Look forward, not backward."


Tomorrow should be busy too!

1) Orientation for tutors, from 2-4 pm https://lovetnkr.org/event/orientation-november-2019/
2) Planning meeting for December 8th's rally at Imjingak. https://www.facebook.com/events/813556019074439/

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