• Holly & Mia: North Korean mother and daughter

    November 23, 2016

    “When I was young, my mom took me to go see a fortune teller. The fortune teller stared quite forcefully into my eyes, then said that she couldn’t see me—th...

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  • Interview with Charles – North Korean Student at Coding Dojo

    November 21, 2016

    Charles escaped from North Korea and made the dangerous journey to safety without the help of a rescue.  He resettled to the US in 2012, completing high school and soon ...

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  • Meet Charles – A North Korean Living in the United States

    November 21, 2016

    Charles escaped from North Korea and made the dangerous journey through China without the help of a rescue network. We met Charles after he resettled in the United States...

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  • My Experience with LiNK's Study Abroad Program by Soo Hyun

    November 20, 2015

    I feel like the six months of pre-departure workshops for LiNK's Study Abroad & Career Development Program passed in a blink of an eye. When I first began the workshops, ...

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  • My Experience in LiNK's Young Leaders Program by Rae Hyung

    October 21, 2015

    So far, the best thing about the Young Leaders Program is the in-depth discussions on tough topics like “empathy” or “failure,” since I can tend to become absorbe...

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  • Reddit AMA with Joseph Kim

    June 26, 2015

    Joseph Kim, one of the first North Korean refugees we helped reach freedom, recently took part in a Reddit AMA. Read the highlights here....

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  • Sex and Love…in North Korea

    February 13, 2015

    According to historians who are really good at remembering when things happened in the olden days, sex and love existed before the Internet was even invented. Before 56K ...

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  • VIDEO: From Orphan to the TED Stage – Joseph Kim

    August 14, 2014

    Joseph Kim was like most kids growing up; he played outside, climbed trees, and loved his big sister, who he often relied on for guidance and care when his mother was aw...

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  • VIDEO: How Foreign Media Changed My Life – Joo Yang

    July 24, 2014

    While growing up in North Korea, Joo Yang would listen to foreign broadcasts on an illegal radio with her family. They listened to broadcasts from Voice of America, Radio...

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  • VIDEO: I Am a North Korean Millennial – Yeonmi Park

    July 10, 2014

    Yeonmi Park escaped from North Korea in 2007. Two years later, she arrived in South Korea with her family after traveling through the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. Yeonmi has ...

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