KEEP-DPRK 2015 APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE!

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Attention friends and allies! The application process for KEEP-DPRK 2015 has started. With the increasing attention as of late on human rights in the DPRK, this trip will seek to understand human rights and economic [...]

Jeju Gangjeong related events - NY/NJ

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Sunday, March 22, 2015, 2-5 pm Location: Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, the New School, 55 West 13th Street, Room I205, New York, NY 10011 “If You Don’t Give Up, You Can’t Lose.” Hee Eun [...]

Spy Nation, Documentary

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Nodutdol expresses deep condolence and regret that no truth has been revealed of the Sewol Ferry Sinking.  January 10, 2017 is the 1000th day from the Sewol Ferry Sinking.  In commemoration, New York Sesamo is [...]

STOP THAAD: Koreans Struggle for Peace

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Stop THAAD: Koreans Struggle for Peace WHEN: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30-9:30 PM WHERE: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) 53 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 In the midst of political [...]

Applications open for KEEP 2017!

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The 2017 Korean Education and Exposure Program (KEEP) will bring experienced grassroots organizers from the Korean diaspora to meet with activists and organizers in South Korea. KEEP sets out to build a vision for a [...]

It’s time to stop all wars!

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Nodutdol will be with all who stand to stop all wars that U.S. is currently engaged in.  Come and join us!  #EndKoreanWar #PeaceTreatyNow {extended}

Send your submission for REAL KARAOKE PEOPLE!

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시낭송과 노래에의 초대: 진정한 가라오케 사람들을 초대합니다! 마감: (연장됨) 2012년 2월 17일 오후 5시 시와 노래방 – 이 두 분야의 장점을 모아 2012년 2월 다채로운 공연을 이 주최로 한인 커뮤니티 단체인 과 함께 준비하고 있습니다.  [...]

Save Gurumbi Rocks, Save Jeju Island!

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(from http://www.headlinejeju.co.kr/news/articleView.html?idxno=144080) This is very time-sensitive and urgent! National Campaign to End the Korean War asks its members and allies to: Call/ email to stop the Jeju Base Construction and the police action against Gangjeong [...]

KEEP Fundraising Night - this Saturday, June 30, 2012

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Please distribute widely!  KEEP 2012 delegation in New York cordially invites you to our important Community Fundraising Event!  When: June 30, 2012 Saturday, 6:00pm Where: Project Reach, 39 Eldridge Street, 4th floor, New York, NY [...]

2012 KEEP REPORTBACK!

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The Korea Education and Exposure Program of Nodutdol will hold a NY report back on their trip this summer to the southern half of Korea - where they met with a range of progressive organizations [...]

KEEP-DPRK 2013 Now Accepting Applications

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For Koreans in the U.S. and Canada APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR KEEP-DPRK 2013 (Korea Education and Exposure Program-DPRK) Application Deadline: February 2, 2013. Please send an email to deep.coordinator@gmail.com requesting an application, if you wish [...]

Stop War Games, Start Peace Talks

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Statement Opposing U.S.–South Korea Joint Military Exercises Key Resolve Foal Eagle March 4, 2013 The Korean War, known in the United States as “The Forgotten War,” has never ended.  Every year, the United States stages [...]

Stand Up For Peace in Jeju Island and in NYC!

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Stand Up For Peace! Stories of Struggles to Stop Naval Base Construction in Jeju Island Please join Nodutdol in welcoming Ms. Jeong Young-Hee to New York.  Ms. Jeong Young-Hee, a grandmother and tangerine farmer living [...]

SAVE THE DATE

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Medical Fundraiser for North Korea 2013 KOREA EDUCATION AND EXPOSURE PROGRAM - DPRK is going this summer and is raising $$$ to purchase medicine (antibiotics, children’s vitamins) to take with us. WHEN: June 15, 2013, [...]

2013 Four Important Upcoming Events

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Four Important Upcoming Events Hope to see you at these great events! 1. Flim Screening of “Approved for Adoption” When: November 8, 2013, Saturday, 7:15pm Where: Angelika Film Center Add to Favorite Theaters, 18 W. [...]

Memory of Forgotten War @ City College

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Important Upcoming Events KOREA DAY EVENT - MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR” & PANEL DISCUSSION When: November 21, 2013, Thursday 5:30 PM Reception in Room 558, Shepard Hall 6:30 PM Room 291 Shepard Hall – SCREENING [...]

Happy Holidays!

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This is to remind ourselves to live present, here and now, and do not postpone important things in life! Nodutdol wishes all its family and supporters happy, warm and healthy holidays! Best wishes! {extended}

2014 Happy New Year!

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Dear Nodutdol family and supporters! People say that Gab-O is a year of the Flying Horse (천마)!  It’s a year of big great changes.  Nodutdol wishes you a Happy New Year, and many accomplishments! {extended}

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR KEEP-R 2014

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UPDATE: The program will take place either in August or September. There is a spot in the application to indicate your preference. Nodutdol is now accepting applications for the KEEP-R 2014 Program. Required items: Application [...]

KEEP 2014 FUNDRAISER

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Please join us on Saturday, July 19 to support this year’s Korea Education and Exposure Program. This year’s participants come from LA, the Bay area, Seattle, and Ohio. The trip this year is centered around [...]

Register for The (Unending) Korean War Conference!

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Click here to download the conference flyer. Sponsored by Third World Newsreel, NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute, NYU East Asian Studies, NYU History Department, NYU Humanities Grants-in-Aid, NYU Office of International Students and Scholars, NYU Center for [...]

Radio Interview on Asia Pacific Forum

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Four members of this year’s Korea Education and Exposure Program--DPRK spoke to WBAI’s Asia Pacific Forum about their recent experiences in the DPRK. Please click through to listen to the interview. Asia Pacific Forum website [...]

2011 Bojagi

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The 2011 KEEP-DPRK delegation wrote a series of reflections on this year’s trip. The reflections are called bojagi. Bojagi is a traditional cloth used to wrap and carry items. In wartime, people would wrap their [...]

2011 KEEP-D REPORT BACK

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Please join Nodutdol for our 2011 KEEP-DPRK Reportback. This year, a group of 7 people went to the DPRK for about two weeks, and 4 people in New York will share their experiences, photos, and [...]

November 19: Join us for KImchee Bowl 7!

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Click here to download our flyer PRE-ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW AT BROWN PAPER TICKETS. CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT DETAILS ARE COMING SOON! WHEN Saturday, November 19, 2011 5:30 to 9:30pm WHERE [...]

Nodutdol Film Screening of 하녀 ("The Housemaid")

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Click here to download the invitation. Please join us on April 24th at 4:00pm for an afternoon screening of the Korean film classic 하녀 ("The Housemaid"), directed by Kim Ki-young. The intense cinematic tale follows [...]

North Korea’s Bomb and the Road to Peace

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Click here to download the flyer. DATE & TIME Wednesday, May 12 7:30 to 9:00pm LOCATION The Brecht Forum 451 West Street (between Bank and Bethune Streets) In January 2010, North Korea made an unprecedented [...]

Nodutdol in the news!

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Nodutdol spent the past several weeks organizing activities around the United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference. We also hosted our Seoul-based sister organization, Solidarity for Peace and Reunification of Korea (SPARK) who traveled from [...]

Saturday, December 11: 6th Annual Kimchee Bowl

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Click here to download our flyer PRE-ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW AT BROWN PAPER TICKETS. CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE Saturday, December 11, 2010 7:00 to 11:00pm International Action Center 55 West 17 Street, [...]

UPDATED FACTSHEET: West Sea Crisis in Korea

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Please read the following fact sheet that outlines the current situation, key facts and historical context to this ongoing armed conflict. Click here to download the factsheet. {extended}

The Only Way Out: Negotiate With North Korea

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An Interview with Leon Sigal on Recent Events and U.S.-D.P.R.K. Relations Interviewed by Paul Liem* on June 8, 2009 | published June 16, 2009 Leon V. Sigal is the Director of the Northeast Asia Cooperative [...]

Contextualizing the Race for City Council

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by B. Yoon With John Liu running for City Comptroller, two Korean Americans are running for his vacant seat, along with three other non-Korean Americans. One of the Korean American candidates, John Choe, is a [...]

Nodutdol Members Dig DEEP to Raise Funds

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by Andy Marra Despite the rainy weather, Nodutdol members and supporters came together on Saturday, June 20th to raise funds for the 2009 delegation traveling to the DPRK in July. Ten dollars was the suggested [...]

UNLEARN WAR: PROLIFERATE PEACE

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Seminar and Concert for Peace in Korea!  [FREE Food + Concert + Candlelight Vigil] WHEN: Saturday, July 25, 2009, 4 pm WHERE: International Action Center 55 West 17th Street, 5th floor (bet 5th &6th Aves) [...]

Internship Announcement

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Application Deadline: September 16, 2009 Through grassroots organizing, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development seeks to bridge divisions created by war, nation, gender, sexual orientation, language, class, and generation among Koreans and to empower our community [...]

‘Korea’s Berlin Wall’

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KOREA POLICY INSTITUTE I Paul L. Liem (Originally published December 2, 2009 in the KoreAm Journal) http://www.kpolicy.org/documents/policy/091230paulliemkoreasberlinwall.html As we watched the Berlin Wall tumble down, “we wept from the heartbreak of sorrow mixed with joy,” [...]

N Korean Collective Farm

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HANKYOREH http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_northkorea/402830.html Venerable Jaseung, secretary-general of the Jogye Order of South Korea, listens to a plan to construct a collective farm as explained by an official of the Deokdong Collective Farm located in Pyongyang during [...]

ECHOES OF THE “FORGOTTEN WAR” IN AFGHANISTAN

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By Hyun Lee and Sukjong Hong When President Obama announced his decision in December 2009 to send additional troops to Afghanistan, arguing that more troops would end the war faster, he must have forgotten about [...]

APPLICATIONS FOR KEEP 2010

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Nodutdol is now accepting applications for Korea Education and Exposure Program 2010! The mission of this annual summer program is to increase awareness of and strengthen the global movement for peace and justice on the [...]

NODUTDOL ANNOUNCES ANDY MARRA AS NEW CO-DIRECTOR

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 18, 2010 CONTACT: Yunhee Proffit, Co-Director (718) 335-0419 nodutdol@nodutdol.org NODUTDOL ANNOUNCES ANDY MARRA AS NEW CO-DIRECTOR NATIONAL LEADER IN ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER AND LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER COMMUNITIES TO [...]

KPI Presents Critical Event on April 1st @ UC BERKELEY

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The Korea Policy Institute is pleased to present the following critical event: “UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE KOREAN WAR: THE WORK OF SOUTH KOREA’S TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION” featuring Kim Dong-Choon, Standing Commissioner of [...]

Bail Out People, Not the Banks!

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COME RALLY AND MARCH WITH NODUTDOL! Friday, April 3rd Rally at 1pm Wall St. and Broadway (March at 4pm but Nodutdol will not be present) & Saturday, April 4th 12pm Meet at Wall St. and [...]

1ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE CANDLELIGHT VIGILS

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May 2nd was the first anniversary of the candlelight vigils against beef import in SK. On April 6 last year, “Andante”, an online group organized a campaign for impeachment of President Lee Myungbak. By June [...]

CPJ Criticizes S. Korea’s Step Backward in Press Freedom

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The Hankyoreh http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/354444.html » Members of the MBC labor union, left, block detectives and prosecutors from conducting a search and seizure of ‘PD Notebook’ original documents and recordings at MBC headquarters in Yeouido, April 22. [...]

A Highlight on the Film- A Song For Ourselves

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It’s Asian Pacific Heritage month, and a new documentary film, “A Song for Ourselves” by Tadashi Nakamura is a timely reminder of the beginnings of the Asian Pacific American movement. The film profiles the life [...]

Who Killed Roh Moo Hyun?

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by YC Can a black person be the president of the United States of America? Can America be really comfortable with a man who has “Hussein” as a middle name? Though president Obama isn’t, can [...]

SAVE THE DATE!  DEEP FUNDRAISER SATURDAY, JUNE 20

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2009 DEEP participants and Nodutdol will be hosting a fundraising event on Saturday, June 20th at the Nodutdol office to raise funds to bring medical suplies to maternity hospitals in North Korea. The door opens [...]

KASCON 23: Saturday March 7, 2009

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Check out our table and workshop at KASCON this weekend if you are in Philadelphia at KASCON 23! We will be tabling Friday, March 6th, 2009. We’ll be at Houston Hall On Saturday, March 7th, [...]

CONTESTED TERRAIN: THE PROMISE AND PERILS OF REUNIFICATION*

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Special Feature Article By Martin Hart-Landsberg *This is a revised version of a paper presented at a Korea Policy Institute organized conference on “Reunification: Building Permanent Peace in Korea,” which was held at the University [...]

Over 100 journalists stand against media reform bills

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The Hankyoreh February 17, 2009 http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/339260.html More than 100 journalists, including Lim Jae-gyeong, former vice president of The Hankyoreh, third from left, announce their opposition to the ruling Grand National Party’s plan to revise media-related [...]

‘NO WAR IN IRAQ’ PROTEST IN SEOUL

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Members of 25 peaceful anti-war organizations hold a demonstration to urge the United States to end Iraq War in front of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul on March 20. They wear hijab, the traditional Muslim [...]

“잊을 수가 없어 나를 경멸하던 엄마의 눈빛을” by Park Soo-Jin of the Hangyoreh

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은 1월4일부터 11일까지 햇살사회복지회와 함께 안정리에 살고 있는 기지촌 여성노인 실태조사를 했다. 59명 중 51명의 할머니가 설문에 응했다. 글을 읽지 못하는 이들이 대부분이어서, 일일이 문항을 읽어주고 답변을 들었다. 3명은 완강히 거부했고, 5명은 피하거나 연락이 되지 [...]

NY TIMES ‘In the Produce Aisle, Solidarity for Korean Grocers’ By SEWELL CHAN

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http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/02/in-the-produce-aisle-solidarity-for-korean-grocers/index.html?hp *In 2001, union organizers from Local 169 of Unite Here, representing Hispanic grocery workers, reached a labor agreement with Korean business owners. (Photo: Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times) Few immigrant groups are as [...]

Seoul Shelves KORUS FTA By Oh Young-jin at Korea Times

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http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2008/09/123_30387.html Seoul Shelves KORUS FTA By Oh Young-jin Staff Reporter Korea has given up hope of having its free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States ratified before the Nov. 4 U.S. presidential election, a [...]

Listen to WBAI Interview of a Kiryung Worker!

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On behalf of 200 million contingent workers, 32 Kiryung Union members have been fighting against sudden and illegal firing of all 300 production workers and the harsh working conditions.  Two of the union members, Suk-Soon [...]

Come Show Your Support for Kiryung Women Workers!

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Come Show Your Support! Where:  Sirius Headquarter Office at 49th St. btwn Ave. of the Americas and 7th Ave. (in front of the McGraw Hill Building entrance) When: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Why: In order [...]

KOREAN CLASS SPECIAL SESSION! ENROLL NOW!

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WINTER INTERIM SESSION : 12/01 – 12/22 [4 weeks only] Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm *In response to high interest by current beginner level students, Nodutdol will be having this special winter interim session. The fee for [...]

youtube video - Japan’s Hidden Apartheid: Koreans in Japan [1/2]

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[1/2] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvxLHIXGFRA&feature=related [2/2] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwn6NK0tT9E&feature=related The majority of ethnic Koreans living in Japan who are currently coming, belong to the forth or fifth generation of immigrants. In other words, Koreans have been living in Japan for [...]

KEEP 2008 Reportback Seattle, WA November 22nd

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This summer two members of Sahngnoksoo participated in a program called the Korea Education and Exposure Program (KEEP). Neither of us had experienced the social justice movement culture in Korea and were excited to have [...]

Nodutdol Launches New Website!

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Nodutdol is excited to present the soft launch of our new website. Please take a look around and see what we’ve been up to. We apologize that the site is still under construction. Stay tuned [...]

Event Update: “Within War/Without War” (Korea Times Article)

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한인 청년 사회단체 노둣돌과 인사미술공간(이하 인미공),한울 문화패가 5월 9일 금요일 “ 전쟁 속의/ 전쟁없는 전쟁(Within War/Without War) - 동두천의 예술과 평화” 를 주제로 약 50여명이 참여한 공동 토론의 장을 가졌다.  이번행사는 New Museum의 “이웃” 프로젝트에 [...]

Sign the Petition @ stopmadcow.org

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STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY May 10, 2008 We the people of the United States fully support Koreans who are opposing their government’s decision to import U.S. beef that could be contaminated with Mad Cow Disease. We [...]

KEEP FUNDRAISER THIS TUESDAY JULY 1st

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Join KEEP in celebrating its 14th year for a night of readings and performances from guest readers, learn about previous KEEP trips, and meet with past and future KEEP participants! Readings by Lee Herrick, Jennifer [...]

KEEP 2008 will begin their journey soon!

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KEEP 2008 is the 13th annual solidarity program to South Korea. The mission of the Korea Exposure & Education Program is to increase awareness of and strengthen the global movement for peace and justice on [...]