Sunday, October 26, 2014

Liberty In North Korea - Presentation [Nov 1, 2014 5 PM]

North Korea is the most oppressive country in the world, but change is happening at the grassroots level. Join us at Education & Community Center, located in the Korean Church of Boston, for Liberty in North Korea's newest presentation! This tour will focus on one of the most significant trends emerging today: the Jangmadang Generation. The presentation will feature North Korean refugees: Joo Yang, Yeonmi Park, and Joseph Kim. Come and learn about the exciting revolution that can happen in our lifetime! We will also be having Korean food catered from BiBim in Allston after the event!

For more information about the organization and its effort, check it out here: www.libertyinnorthkorea.org

or click on the poster below.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

"Compassion" Campaign

According to the National Center for Charitable Statitstics (NCCS), there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit-organizations in the US. Not all of them are charity/relief groups, but we may guess that a significant proportion of it represents global effort toward helping children in need (About one million of them are listed as public charities.) There are about 317534 congregations (churches) in the US as of 2014. KCB is one of these. 

So, one cannot complain that it is difficult to find a way to help a child. From an individual’s perspective, a good strategy would be to choose carefully and develop a steady, long term relationship with a reliable, capable and transparent organization. This Fall, our friends at the Justice, Peace & Environment Committee (JPEC) of KCB is initiating a campaign with one of these organizations to help children in poverty around the world: The Compassion International

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The organization has its origin in its founder’s helping Korean orphans during the Korean war, so if you are overwhelmed by choices among one million charity organizations, here is one that our own history picked for you! Hope you will find some time to browse their web site and find more about their work, and participate. If you are interested in objective appraisal of their work and impact, you can check it out at Charity Navigator

Friday, October 3, 2014

Too Klez for Comfort : upcoming Oasis Cafe concert [10-25-2014]

KLEZMER AT THE OASIS CAFE

The Autumn is here! Get ready for a jolly night of klezmer music, Saturday, October 25, 7:00 to 8:30. The band will be Too Klez for Comfort which includes Mike Neufeld, sax, Lisa Geller, bass and vocals, Steve Rauch, clarinet, Isaac Gibbons, drums (not Jay Rauch as shown), Phil Brown, keyboard, John Bassett, cornet, and Tom Rubenoff, trombone. Admission is free.  There will be refreshments.  And there will be dancing! For more information: www.koreancultureboston.org  ecckcb@gmail.com Tel:  617-277-8097. You may also contact the leader of the group, John Bassett at 617 739 1160 home or at 617 543 7747 cell.

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