Dinner and drinks will begin at 5:30pm
Discussion will begin at 6:30pm
Nodutdol for Korean Community Development
53-22 Roosevelt Avenue, 2nd Floor
Woodside, New York
*Street parking is available
*The Nodutdol office is located off of the 7 train at the 52nd Street stop.
Sim Sang Jeung is the current Advisor to South Korea’s New Progressive Party and previously served as the political party’s president. Mrs. Sim became involved in South Korea’s progressive movement through labor organizing during the Park Chung Hee military dictatorship. She was instrumental in the establishment of the country’s national trade unions including the National Council of Trade Unions, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions and the Korean Metal Workers Union. She later went on to become a member of South Korea’s 17th National Assembly. In 2007, she was the 2nd place South Korean Presidential candidate for the Democratic Labor Party. In 2010, she ran in the governor’s race for Gyeonggi Province.