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Korean Diaspora Renewal

Korean Diaspora Renewal

Koreans began to venture out into the wider world in larger numbers following colonial occupation beginning in the late 19th century and now appear to be spread out over 175 countries around the globe. With these approximately 7.4 million Koreans living abroad, the...

2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review

"The deciding factor at such times is always moral and innovative leadership, on every level." The new year has already opened with many challenges. Kim Jong Un has declared an end to North Korea’s self-imposed moratorium on nuclear missile development and issued a...

North Korean Defectors Find Hope in the Korean Dream

North Korean Defectors Find Hope in the Korean Dream

The Korean peninsula has been divided between North and South Korea since 1953. In North Korea, about 18 million people out of the 25 million in its population experience serious human rights violations, economic struggles, food insecurity, malnutrition, and other...

Searching for the Spirit of the March 1st Movement

Searching for the Spirit of the March 1st Movement

On March 1, 1919 at Tapgol Park, Jung Jae-Yong, a Korean student, read out loud the Korean Declaration of Independence. About 1,000 students were gathered and soon the cheer of the students echoed throughout the park as Korean flags and copies of the Declaration of...