Former General Secretary of YWCA of New York, Insook Hong visiting Seoul YWCA, March 12thFormer General Secretary of YWCA of New York, Insook-Hong visited Seoul YWCA. She studied Theology in Yonsei university, worked as an Program Coordinator of Community Development Department and Main Officer of General Affair Department. After on detached duty at Daejeon YWCA, she crossed into New York and established YWCA of New York progressing independence of local YWCA in U.S. She introduced recreation and religious education program for various class and 'elephant real estate agency' and bazaar for fund raising. Especially, she started staff's morning worship for strengthening their spirituality and this meaningful time is still going on. She attended 90th anniversary celebration of Seoul YWCA. In her congratulatory speech, She advised that Seoul YWCA should develop into change-making women's NGO which try to care women and teenager's social issues constantly.
School Violence Prevention Education for Students, Parents and Teachers, March 2nd-30thGangnam Youth Center undertook school violence prevention education at 8 schools-Gwan-ak middle school, Gook-ak middle school, Daemyung middle school, Eonju middle school, Yumgyung middle school, Seongil middle school and Guryong elementary school- for 3,000 students, parents and teachers during March.
Worship by Movie with Minister Jeongwan Ha, March 9thAt Friday noon, Seoul Y had an worship with move 'The Bucket List' and meaningful speech about 'Will you be happy?' which gives us message from the movie in context of Bible.
International Marriage Migrant Women's Cook Club, March 9thBongcheon Social Welfare Center launched international marriage migrant women's cook club 'YoriJori'. This club is the meeting that International marriage migrant women share their Korean recipe and learn Korean cuisine with Korean women for 2 times in a month. At first day, 9th of March, they introduced each other and made teams. We expect many women from various countries come together, cook and exchange culture and their life in Korea.
Elementary Students Experience Slow Food, March 10thGangnam Youth Center and 31 elementary schools' students visited slow food village in Yangpyung, Gyunggi-do. They took part in making 'Tofu' with millstone, barley snacks and picking strawberries. It was good time to experience old type cooking.
Seongdong Youth Committee had New Member Interview, March 10thSeongdong Youth Center held an interview with independent organization committee's 7th committee members to strengthen youth facility running and teenager's social empowerment. Seongdong youth committee, 'A-Se-Man' is an independent organization working for teenager's rights like policy suggestion, etc.
Newly Appointed Board Members Training, March 13thSeoul Y trained newly appointed board members Younhee Kang(Gangnam Youth Center) and Hyeyoung Han(Women Resources Development Department) on 2012. With direction of Yeonbae Lee(President of Seoul YWCA), they learned YWCA's charter, organization, business programs, main activities, history and board member's code. Also they had train about committee's management and activities for being a qualified board member.
Creative Study Guide Program for Kids, March 6thYeongduengpo Women Resources Development Center held a free briefing session about new program
SNS Education for Seoul YWCA Staffs, March 22thSeoul YWCA had a SNS education course from Ungkyo Jeong(President of Nara E-business).
We expect to provide swift communication with society and information exchange.
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