Fundraising Event for North Korean Refugees in Toronto


Currently, there are about 2,000 North Korean people who have found refuge in the City of Toronto. Leaving their families and friends behind, these individuals escaped from hell. Yet, they are still struggling to survive. Councillor Raymond Cho, the association of North Koreans in Canada and Scadding Court Community Centre invite you to join them on Saturday, June 1st at 6:00 p.m. Learn about the challenges and struggles faced by North Korean refugees in Toronto, and support the important work being done by the community to provide leadership and hope through the resettlement process.

WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 6pm
WHERE:  Scadding Court Community Centre, 707 Dundas Street West (Dundas & Bathurst)
               Toronto, ON M5T 2W5
- First community screening of “The Defector: Escape from North Korea”    
- North Korean Political Prison Camp Survivor’s Testimony
- Art and Photo Exhibit
- North Korean Dance Performance 
- Dinner (available for purchase at event)

To purchase tickets, please visit
For more information, please contact Jihyun Kwon at 647-779-8326 or 416-392-4067, or by email at

All proceeds will go to North Koreans in Canada, a small non-profit, non-partisan organization devoted to serving North Korean Refugees (both Status and Non-Status) living in Canada. For more information, please visit

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