활동 Activities

TRACK is currently focusing on investigation, coalition-building with Korean civil society and others, gathering members and raising consciousness about international adoption from South Korea. The following is a partial list of our activities:

2011

January onward – Cooperation with Quest hagwon continues on a monthly basis.

February onward – Planning and Action Committee for 1st Single Moms’ Day starts biweekly meetings. Birthparent interviews begin.

March – Begin sharing office with Miss Mamma Mia

April – Anticipation of bill passing

May 11 – Declaration of 1st Single Moms’ Day

2010

Jan. 28 – lecture at Yeouiyeon, Seoul

Feb. 2 – street campaign at Seoul National University subway station to lower international adoption and support unwed mothers

Feb. 8 – lecture at Stanford University, California

Feb. 9 – lecture at Oakland East Side Arts, California

Feb. 12 – lecture at St. Olaf University, Minnesota

Feb. 11 – lecture at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Feb. 15 – lecture at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

Feb. 18 – lecture at Kennesaw University, Georgia

March 31 – lecture at Kyung Hee University, Seoul

April 12 – lecture at International Women’s Film Festival, Seoul

April 24 – Ewha University Station street campaign

May 7 – Pressian releases 3-part article on adoption abuses

May 11 – Press conference to introduce Adoption Law revisions at National Assembly

June – National Assembly TV broadcast airs

June 9-15 – A Collection of One art installation at National Assembly, Seoul

July – Yonhap News issues series on unwed mothers and adoption

July 23 – Prof. David Smolin speaks on “Child Trafficking, the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, and the Korean Adoption System” at KWDI

Aug. 6 – BBC radio documentary “Korea’s Lost Children” airs

Aug. 15 – presentation at IKAA conference

September – Daesan Culture publishes special edition on adoptee literature

Sept. 29 – Lecture at Kyung Hee University with KUMSN and KUMFN

Oct. 9 – Education session with kids at Quest 172 hagwon in Pyeongchon

Oct. 16 – Street campaign with Quest 172

Oct. 23 – Street campaign with Quest 172

Oct. 30 – Street campaign with Quest 172

November – art exhibit in Pyeonchon

Nov. 6 – Annual meeting

Nov. 13 – Paella party at KoRoot with unwed mothers

Nov. 16 – Street campaign with Quest 172

Nov. 19 – Korea University law school, with KUMSN and Miss Mamma Mia

Dec. 4 – Street campaign with Quest 172

KBS

08년09월16일 With KBS radio reporter Park Hyun-ju for Hanminjok Broadcast. TRACK 과 KBS 리포터 박현주. 한민족 방송.

National assembly

08년09월16일 With Yeo Jun Sung, the Chief assistant of Choi Young Hee at the National Assembly. TRACK과 국회의원 최영희님의 보죄관 여준성님.

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08 년08월21일 First general meeting and official introduction of TRACK to public. Here, Chairman Jongsoon Yoo 유종순 addresses our supporters.

08년08월9일 – Meeting with KEEP

08년08월5일 아름다운재단 공익변호사그룹 공감 – Meeting with The Korean Public Interest Lawyer’s Group “Gong-gam”


GOAL conference

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08년08월2일 Official introduction of TRACK to adoptees at G.O.A’L 10th Anniversary.

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2008년 5월 16일 Consultation with adoption law lawyer Yang Jeong-ja.

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TRACK at the National Assembly (parliament) of South Korea, February 2008.

08년02월-7월 Tested 6 dubious adoption cases at Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (formerly Ombudsman)

08년02월. Coalition building: Meetings with Korea Democracy Foundation, Ombdusman of Korea, Truth and Reconciliation of Korea

08년02월29일 – Meeting at National Assembly civil affairs

08년02월21일 – Meeting at Buddhist temple

07년12월26일 – Newsweek article

07년07월- Building alliance and strategy with Korean NGO advisors, basic organizational groundwork

07년07월 – Founding